Debian LTS: Security Advisory for bind9 (DLA-2955-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 months ago

Modified

Modified

2 months ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'bind9' package(s) announced via the DLA-2955-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

It was found that bind9, an internet domain name server, was vulnerable to cache poisoning. When using forwarders, bogus NS records supplied by, or via, those forwarders may be cached and used by named if it needs to recurse for any reason, causing it to obtain and pass on potentially incorrect answers.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'bind9' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-12.3+deb9u11. We recommend that you upgrade your bind9 packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)

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