USN-4399-1: Bind vulnerabilities

17 June 2020

bind9 vulnerabilities

Releases

Packages

  • bind9 - Internet Domain Name Server

Details

It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled large responses during zone
transfers. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Bind to
crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2020-8618)

It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled certain asterisk characters
in zone files. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
Bind to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2020-8619)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 20.04

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