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Debian: DSA-4857-1: bind9 security update

Date 18 Feb 2021
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
A buffer overflow vulnerability was discovered in the SPNEGO implementation affecting the GSSAPI security policy negotiation in BIND, a DNS server implementation, which could result in denial of service (daemon crash), or potentially the execution of arbitrary code.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4857-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
February 18, 2021                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : bind9
CVE ID         : CVE-2020-8625
Debian Bug     : 983004

A buffer overflow vulnerability was discovered in the SPNEGO
implementation affecting the GSSAPI security policy negotiation in BIND,
a DNS server implementation, which could result in denial of service
(daemon crash), or potentially the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:9.11.5.P4+dfsg-5.1+deb10u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your bind9 packages.

For the detailed security status of bind9 please refer to its security
tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/bind9

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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