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USN-5429-1: Bind vulnerability

18 May 2022

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

Releases

Packages

  • bind9 - Internet Domain Name Server

Details

Thomas Amgarten discovered that Bind incorrectly handled certain TLS
connections being destroyed. 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 22.04

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

References