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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.844446
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu: Security Advisory for unbound (USN-4374-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'unbound'; package(s) announced via the USN-4374-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'unbound'
package(s) announced via the USN-4374-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Lior Shafir, Yehuda Afek, and Anat Bremler-Barr discovered that Unbound
incorrectly handled certain queries. A remote attacker could use this issue
to perform an amplification attack directed at a target. (CVE-2020-12662)

It was discovered that Unbound incorrectly handled certain malformed
answers. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Unbound
to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2020-12663)

Affected Software/OS:
'unbound' package(s) on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 19.10, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
5.0

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-12662
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-12663
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