Ubuntu 3769-1: Bind vulnerability

    Date 20 Sep 2018
    Posted By Anthony Pell
    Bind could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3769-1
    September 20, 2018
    bind9 vulnerability
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    Bind could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network
    Software Description:
    - bind9: Internet Domain Name Server
    It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled the deny-answer-aliases
    feature. If this feature is enabled, a remote attacker could 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 18.04 LTS:
      bind9                           1:9.11.3+dfsg-1ubuntu1.2
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      bind9                           1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-8ubuntu1.11
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      bind9                           1:9.9.5.dfsg-3ubuntu0.18
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    Package Information:

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