Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2347-1 bind9 -- improper assert
- Date Reported:
- 16 Nov 2011
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2011-4313.
- More information:
It was discovered that BIND, a DNS server, crashes while processing certain sequences of recursive DNS queries, leading to a denial of service. Authoritative-only server configurations are not affected by this issue.
For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 1:9.6.ESV.R4+dfsg-0+lenny4.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1:9.7.3.dfsg-1~squeeze4.
We recommend that you upgrade your bind9 packages.