Ubuntu 3119-1: Bind vulnerability

    Date01 Nov 2016
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Bind could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3119-1
    November 01, 2016
    
    bind9 vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 16.10
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Bind could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network
    traffic.
    
    Software Description:
    - bind9: Internet Domain Name Server
    
    Details:
    
    Tony Finch and Marco Davids discovered that Bind incorrectly handled
    certain responses containing a DNAME answer. A remote attacker could
    possibly use this issue to cause Bind to crash, resulting in a denial of
    service.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 16.10:
      bind9                           1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-10.1ubuntu1.1
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      bind9                           1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-8ubuntu1.2
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      bind9                           1:9.9.5.dfsg-3ubuntu0.10
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      bind9                           1:9.8.1.dfsg.P1-4ubuntu0.19
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3119-1
      CVE-2016-8864
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bind9/1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-10.1ubuntu1.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bind9/1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-8ubuntu1.2
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bind9/1:9.9.5.dfsg-3ubuntu0.10
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bind9/1:9.8.1.dfsg.P1-4ubuntu0.19
    
    
    
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