Debian Security Advisory

DLA-645-1 bind9 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
05 Oct 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 831796, Bug 839010.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-2775, CVE-2016-2776.
More information:
  • CVE-2016-2775

    lwresd crash with long query name Backport of upstream commit 38cc2d14e218e536e0102fa70deef99461354232.

  • CVE-2016-2776

    assertion failure due to unspecified crafted query Fix based on 43139-9-9.patch from ISC.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1:9.8.4.dfsg.P1-6+nmu2+deb7u11.

We recommend that you upgrade your bind9 packages.

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