USN-3769-1: Bind vulnerability

20 September 2018

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

Releases

Packages

  • bind9 - Internet Domain Name Server

Details

It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled the deny-answer-aliases
feature. If this feature is enabled, 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 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

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

References