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USN-3769-2: Bind vulnerability

1 October 2018

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

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Releases

Packages

  • bind9 - Internet Domain Name Server

Details

USN-3769-1 fixed a vulnerability in Bind. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory 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.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-3769-1: libisccfg90, bind9, libdns-export162-udeb, libirs141, liblwres90, libisc169, libisccfg-export160-udeb, libisc160, libbind-export-dev, libisccc-export160-udeb, libdns1100, libdns-export1100-udeb, libdns100, libisc-export169-udeb, libisccc-export140-udeb, libbind9-90, libbind-dev, bind9utils, libbind9-140, libbind9-160, libisccfg-export140-udeb, libisc-export160-udeb, libirs-export160, lwresd, libisccfg-export140, libirs160, bind9-host, libirs-export141-udeb, bind9-doc, libisccfg160, libisccc-export160, libdns-export162, libirs-export160-udeb, libisc95, libisccfg-export160, libdns-export1100, libisccc-export140, libisc-export169, host, libisccc90, libisc-export160, liblwres141, libirs-export141, libisccfg140, libisccc140, libdns162, liblwres160, dnsutils, libisccc160