Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1697-1 bind9 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
28 Feb 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-5745, CVE-2019-6465.
More information:

Two issues have been found in bind9, the Internet Domain Name Server.

  • CVE-2019-6465

    Zone transfer for DLZs are executed though not permitted by ACLs.

  • CVE-2018-5745

    Avoid assertion and thus causing named to deliberately exit when a trust anchor's key is replaced with a key which uses an unsupported algorithm.

For Debian 8 "Jessie", these problems have been fixed in version 1:9.9.5.dfsg-9+deb8u17.

We recommend that you upgrade your bind9 packages.

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