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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-8864: bind A problem handling responses containing a DNAME answer can lead to an assertion failure

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-8864: bind A problem handling responses containing a DNAME answer can lead to an assertion failure

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/02/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/20/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

named in ISC BIND 9.x before 9.9.9-P4, 9.10.x before 9.10.4-P4, and 9.11.x before 9.11.0-P1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) via a DNAME record in the answer section of a response to a recursive query, related to db.c and resolver.c.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-bind

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