Debian: DSA-2347-1: bind9 security update

    Date16 Nov 2011
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that BIND, a DNS server, crashes while processing certain sequences of recursive DNS queries, leading to a denial of service. Authoritative-only server configurations are not affected by this issue.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2347-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
    November 16, 2011                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : bind9
    Vulnerability  : improper assert
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2011-4313
    
    It was discovered that BIND, a DNS server, crashes while processing
    certain sequences of recursive DNS queries, leading to a denial of
    service.  Authoritative-only server configurations are not affected by
    this issue.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:9.6.ESV.R4+dfsg-0+lenny4.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:9.7.3.dfsg-1~squeeze4.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your bind9 packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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