USN-2503-1: Bind vulnerability

18 February 2015

Bind could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.



  • bind9 - Internet Domain Name Server


Jan-Piet Mens discovered that Bind incorrectly handled Trust Anchor
Management. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause bind to crash,
resulting in a denial of service.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 14.10
Ubuntu 14.04
Ubuntu 12.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.