Debian Security Advisory DSA 4089-1 (bind9 - security update)

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:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Jayachandran Palanisamy of Cygate AB reported that BIND, a DNS server implementation, was improperly sequencing cleanup operations, leading in some cases to a use-after-free error, triggering an assertion failure and crash in named.

Affected Software

Affected Software

bind9 on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1:9.9.5.dfsg-9+deb8u15. For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-12.3+deb9u4. We recommend that you upgrade your bind9 packages. For the detailed security status of bind9 please refer to its security tracker page linked in the references.

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