Bind vulnerability

2019-05-09T00:00:00
ID USN-3956-2
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2019-05-09T00:00:00

Description

USN-3956-1 fixed a vulnerability in Bind. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled limiting the number of
simultaneous TCP clients. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue
to cause Bind to consume resources, leading to a denial of service.