Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1255-1 bind9 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
21 Jan 2018
Affected Packages:
bind9
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-3145.
More information:

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.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1:9.8.4.dfsg.P1-6+nmu2+deb7u19.

We recommend that you upgrade your bind9 packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS