[SECURITY] [DSA 2517-1] bind9 security update

ID DEBIAN:DSA-2517-1:C613C
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2012-07-30T20:10:06


Debian Security Advisory DSA-2517-1 security@debian.org http://www.debian.org/security/ Nico Golde July 30, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq

Package : bind9 Vulnerability : denial of service Problem type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2012-3817

Einar Lonn discovered that under certain conditions bind9, a DNS server, may use cached data before initialization. As a result, an attacker can trigger and assertion failure on servers under high query load that do DNSSEC validation.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1:9.7.3.dfsg-1~squeeze6.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem will be fixed soon.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1:9.8.1.dfsg.P1-4.2.

We recommend that you upgrade your bind9 packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

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