CVE-2012-2978

NameCVE-2012-2978
Descriptionquery.c in NSD 3.0.x through 3.0.8, 3.1.x through 3.1.1, and 3.2.x before 3.2.12 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and child process crash) via a crafted DNS packet.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2515-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot known to be vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nsd3 (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze3.2.5-1.squeeze2fixed
wheezy3.2.12-3+deb7u1fixed

The information above is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
nsd3source(unstable)3.2.12-1medium
nsd3sourcesqueeze3.2.5-1.squeeze2mediumDSA-2515-1

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