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Debian: DSA-3680-1: bind9 security update

Date 27 Sep 2016
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Two vulnerabilities were reported in BIND, a DNS server. CVE-2016-2775
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3680-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                           Florian Weimer
September 27, 2016                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : bind9
CVE ID         : CVE-2016-2775 CVE-2016-2776
Debian Bug     : 831796 839010

Two vulnerabilities were reported in BIND, a DNS server.

CVE-2016-2775

    The lwresd component in BIND (which is not enabled by default)
    could crash while processing an overlong request name.  This could
    lead to a denial of service.

CVE-2016-2776

    A crafted query could crash the BIND name server daemon, leading
    to a denial of service.  All server roles (authoritative,
    recursive and forwarding) in default configurations are are
    affected.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
version 1:9.9.5.dfsg-9+deb8u7.

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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