Medium: bind

2016-01-19T12:00:00
ID ALAS-2016-641
Type amazon
Reporter Amazon
Modified 2016-01-19T12:00:00

Description

Issue Overview:

Specific APL RR data could cause a server to exit due to an INSIST failure in apl_42.c when performing certain string formatting operations. (CVE-2015-8704 __)

CVE-2015-8705 __ was also issued today for bind, but the Amazon Linux AMI's version of bind is not impacted by that CVE.

Affected Packages:

bind

Issue Correction:
Run yum update bind to update your system.

New Packages:

i686:  
    bind-9.8.2-0.37.rc1.43.amzn1.i686  
    bind-chroot-9.8.2-0.37.rc1.43.amzn1.i686  
    bind-devel-9.8.2-0.37.rc1.43.amzn1.i686  
    bind-debuginfo-9.8.2-0.37.rc1.43.amzn1.i686  
    bind-utils-9.8.2-0.37.rc1.43.amzn1.i686  
    bind-libs-9.8.2-0.37.rc1.43.amzn1.i686  
    bind-sdb-9.8.2-0.37.rc1.43.amzn1.i686

src:  
    bind-9.8.2-0.37.rc1.43.amzn1.src

x86_64:  
    bind-sdb-9.8.2-0.37.rc1.43.amzn1.x86_64  
    bind-libs-9.8.2-0.37.rc1.43.amzn1.x86_64  
    bind-9.8.2-0.37.rc1.43.amzn1.x86_64  
    bind-devel-9.8.2-0.37.rc1.43.amzn1.x86_64  
    bind-utils-9.8.2-0.37.rc1.43.amzn1.x86_64  
    bind-debuginfo-9.8.2-0.37.rc1.43.amzn1.x86_64  
    bind-chroot-9.8.2-0.37.rc1.43.amzn1.x86_64