Debian Security Advisory
DLA-285-1 bind9 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 28 Jul 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-5477.
- More information:
Jonathan Foote discovered that the BIND DNS server does not properly handle TKEY queries. A remote attacker can take advantage of this flaw to mount a denial of service via a specially crafted query triggering an assertion failure and causing BIND to exit.