A vulnerability has been reported in ISC BIND, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose potentially sensitive information or cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to an error when handling DNS resource records and can be exploited to e.g. cause recursive servers to crash or disclose certain memory to clients via records containing zero length rdata.
Please see the vendor's advisory for a list of affected versions.
Solution: Update to version 9.6-ESV-R7-P1, 9.7.6-P1, 9.8.3-P1, or 9.9.1-P1.
Provided and/or discovered by: The vendor credits Dan Luther, Level3 Communications.
Original Advisory: http://www.isc.org/software/bind/advisories/cve-2012-1667
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Subject: ISC BIND DNS Resource Records Handling Vulnerability
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