Debian: DSA-3449-1: bind9 security update

    Date19 Jan 2016
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that specific APL RR data could trigger an INSIST failure in apl_42.c and cause the BIND DNS server to exit, leading to a denial-of-service.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3449-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    January 19, 2016                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : bind9
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-8704
    
    It was discovered that specific APL RR data could trigger an INSIST
    failure in apl_42.c and cause the BIND DNS server to exit, leading to a
    denial-of-service.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed
    in version 1:9.8.4.dfsg.P1-6+nmu2+deb7u9.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:9.9.5.dfsg-9+deb8u5.
    
    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: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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