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; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2515-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nsd3 (PTS)wheezy3.2.12-3+deb7u1fixed

The information below 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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