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Debian: DSA-3854-1: bind9 security update

Date 14 May 2017
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in BIND, a DNS server implementation. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3854-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
May 14, 2017                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : bind9
CVE ID         : CVE-2017-3136 CVE-2017-3137 CVE-2017-3138
Debian Bug     : 860224 860225 860226

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in BIND, a DNS server
implementation. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
identifies the following problems:

CVE-2017-3136

    Oleg Gorokhov of Yandex discovered that BIND does not properly
    handle certain queries when using DNS64 with the "break-dnssec yes;"
    option, allowing a remote attacker to cause a denial-of-service.

CVE-2017-3137

    It was discovered that BIND makes incorrect assumptions about the
    ordering of records in the answer section of a response containing
    CNAME or DNAME resource records, leading to situations where BIND
    exits with an assertion failure. An attacker can take advantage of
    this condition to cause a denial-of-service.

CVE-2017-3138

    Mike Lalumiere of Dyn, Inc. discovered that BIND can exit with a
    REQUIRE assertion failure if it receives a null command string on
    its control channel. Note that the fix applied in Debian is only
    applied as a hardening measure. Details about the issue can be found
    at https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-01471 .

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
version 1:9.9.5.dfsg-9+deb8u11.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-12.3.

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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