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USN-865-1: Bind vulnerability

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http://www.ubuntu.com – Referenced CVEs:  CVE-2009-4022 Description:  =========================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-865-1 December 07, 2009 bind9 vulnerability CVE-2009-4022 =========================================================== A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases: Ubuntu 6.06 LTS Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Ubuntu 8.10 Ubuntu 9.04 Ubuntu 9.10 This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu. The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 6.06 LTS: libdns23 1:9.3.2-2ubuntu1.9 Ubuntu 8.04 LTS: libdns36 1:9.4.2.dfsg.P2-2ubuntu0.4 Ubuntu 8.10: libdns44 1:9.5.0.dfsg.P2-1ubuntu3.4 Ubuntu 9.04: libdns46 1:9.5.1.dfsg.P2-1ubuntu0.3 Ubuntu 9.10: libdns53 1:9.6.1.dfsg.P1-3ubuntu0.2 In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes. Details follow: Michael Sinatra discovered that Bind did not correctly validate certain records added to its cache. When DNSSEC validation is in use, a remote attacker could exploit this to spoof DNS entries and poison DNS caches. Among other things, this could lead to misdirected email and web traffic. (Distributions)