Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1285-1 bind9 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 16 Feb 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 889285.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-5735.
- More information:
BIND, a DNS server implementation, was found to be vulnerable to a denial of service flaw was found in the handling of DNSSEC validation. A remote attacker could use this flaw to make named exit unexpectedly with an assertion failure via a specially crafted DNS response. This issue is closely related to CVE-2017-3139.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 9.8.4.dfsg.P1-6+nmu2+deb7u20.
We recommend that you upgrade your bind9 packages.
For the detailed security status of bind9 please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/bind9
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