Debian Security Advisory DSA 3350-1 (bind9 - security update)

Published: 2015-09-01 22:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
bind9 on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 9.9.5.dfsg-9+deb8u3. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon. We recommend that you upgrade your bind9 Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
Hanno Boeck discovered that incorrect validation of DNSSEC-signed records in the Bind DNS server could result in denial of service. Updates for the oldstable distribution (wheezy) will be released shortly.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-5722

References:

http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3350.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.8

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