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USN-5332-1: Bind vulnerabilities

17 March 2022

Several security issues were fixed in Bind.

Releases

Packages

  • bind9 - Internet Domain Name Server

Details

Xiang Li, Baojun Liu, Chaoyi Lu, and Changgen Zou discovered that Bind
incorrectly handled certain bogus NS records when using forwarders. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to manipulate cache results.
(CVE-2021-25220)

It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled certain crafted TCP
streams. 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 21.10. (CVE-2022-0396)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 21.10
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-5332-2: libdns100, libisccc-export140, libisc-export160, libisccfg140, bind9utils, libisc160, host, libbind-dev, dnsutils, libdns162, liblwres90, libirs141, bind9-host, libisccc-export140-udeb, bind9-doc, libbind-export-dev, liblwres141, libisccc90, libbind9-90, bind9, lwresd, libdns-export162, libirs-export141, libisc95, libisccfg-export140, libisccfg90, libisccc140, libbind9-140