USN-3893-1: Bind vulnerabilities

22 February 2019

Several security issues were fixed in Bind.

Releases

Packages

  • bind9 - Internet Domain Name Server

Details

Toshifumi Sakaguchi discovered that Bind incorrectly handled memory. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Bind to consume
resources, leading to a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu
18.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.10. (CVE-2018-5744)

It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled certain trust anchors when
used with the "managed-keys" feature. A remote attacker could possibly use
this issue to cause Bind to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2018-5745)

It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled certain controls for zone
transfers, contrary to expectations. (CVE-2019-6465)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.10
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

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

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