USN-4026-1: Bind vulnerability

20 June 2019

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 certain malformed packets.
A remote attacker could possibly 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 19.04
Ubuntu 18.10
Ubuntu 18.04

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

References