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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for bind (ALAS-2012-113) (CVE-2012-3817)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
8 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) July 24, 2012 February 27, 2014 July 03, 2017

Description

ISC BIND 9.4.x, 9.5.x, 9.6.x, and 9.7.x before 9.7.6-P2; 9.8.x before 9.8.3-P2; 9.9.x before 9.9.1-P2; and 9.6-ESV before 9.6-ESV-R7-P2, when DNSSEC validation is enabled, does not properly initialize the failing-query cache, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) by sending many queries.

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References

Solution

amazon-linux-upgrade-bind

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