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Advisories

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4929-1
April 29, 2021

bind9 vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 21.04
- Ubuntu 20.10
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Bind.

Software Description:
- bind9: Internet Domain Name Server

Details:

Greg Kuechle discovered that Bind incorrectly handled certain incremental
zone updates. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Bind
to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2021-25214)

Siva Kakarla discovered that Bind incorrectly handled certain DNAME
records. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Bind to
crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2021-25215)

It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled GSSAPI security policy
negotiation. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Bind to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2021-25216)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 21.04:
  bind9                           1:9.16.8-1ubuntu3.1

Ubuntu 20.10:
  bind9                           1:9.16.6-3ubuntu1.2

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  bind9                           1:9.16.1-0ubuntu2.8

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  bind9                           1:9.11.3+dfsg-1ubuntu1.15

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  bind9                           1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-8ubuntu1.19

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4929-1
  CVE-2021-25214, CVE-2021-25215, CVE-2021-25216

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bind9/1:9.16.8-1ubuntu3.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bind9/1:9.16.6-3ubuntu1.2
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bind9/1:9.16.1-0ubuntu2.8
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bind9/1:9.11.3+dfsg-1ubuntu1.15
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bind9/1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-8ubuntu1.19

Ubuntu 4929-1: Bind vulnerabilities

April 29, 2021

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 21.04 - Ubuntu 20.10 - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Summary: Several security issues were fixed in Bind. Software Description: - bind9: Internet Domain Name Server Details: Greg Kuechle discovered that Bind incorrectly handled certain incremental zone updates. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Bind to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2021-25214) Siva Kakarla discovered that Bind incorrectly handled certain DNAME records. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Bind to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2021-25215) It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled GSSAPI security policy negotiation. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Bind to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-25216)

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 21.04: bind9 1:9.16.8-1ubuntu3.1 Ubuntu 20.10: bind9 1:9.16.6-3ubuntu1.2 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: bind9 1:9.16.1-0ubuntu2.8 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: bind9 1:9.11.3+dfsg-1ubuntu1.15 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: bind9 1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-8ubuntu1.19 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4929-1

CVE-2021-25214, CVE-2021-25215, CVE-2021-25216

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4929-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bind9/1:9.16.8-1ubuntu3.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bind9/1:9.16.6-3ubuntu1.2 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bind9/1:9.16.1-0ubuntu2.8 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bind9/1:9.11.3+dfsg-1ubuntu1.15 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bind9/1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-8ubuntu1.19

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