Important: bind

2016-11-18T12:30:00
ID ALAS-2016-768
Type amazon
Reporter Amazon
Modified 2016-11-18T12:30:00

Description

Issue Overview:

A denial of service flaw was found in the way BIND handled responses containing a DNAME answer. A remote attacker could use this flaw to make named exit unexpectedly with an assertion failure via a specially crafted DNS response.

Affected Packages:

bind

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

New Packages:

i686:  
    bind-9.8.2-0.47.rc1.51.amzn1.i686  
    bind-sdb-9.8.2-0.47.rc1.51.amzn1.i686  
    bind-chroot-9.8.2-0.47.rc1.51.amzn1.i686  
    bind-debuginfo-9.8.2-0.47.rc1.51.amzn1.i686  
    bind-utils-9.8.2-0.47.rc1.51.amzn1.i686  
    bind-devel-9.8.2-0.47.rc1.51.amzn1.i686  
    bind-libs-9.8.2-0.47.rc1.51.amzn1.i686

src:  
    bind-9.8.2-0.47.rc1.51.amzn1.src

x86_64:  
    bind-9.8.2-0.47.rc1.51.amzn1.x86_64  
    bind-devel-9.8.2-0.47.rc1.51.amzn1.x86_64  
    bind-chroot-9.8.2-0.47.rc1.51.amzn1.x86_64  
    bind-libs-9.8.2-0.47.rc1.51.amzn1.x86_64  
    bind-sdb-9.8.2-0.47.rc1.51.amzn1.x86_64  
    bind-debuginfo-9.8.2-0.47.rc1.51.amzn1.x86_64  
    bind-utils-9.8.2-0.47.rc1.51.amzn1.x86_64