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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-5740: Security patch for bind (ALAS-2018-1082)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-5740: Security patch for bind (ALAS-2018-1082)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/27/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
09/20/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

"deny-answer-aliases" is a little-used feature intended to help recursive server operators protect end users against DNS rebinding attacks, a potential method of circumventing the security model used by client browsers. However, a defect in this feature makes it easy, when the feature is in use, to experience an assertion failure in name.c. Affects BIND 9.7.0->9.8.8, 9.9.0->9.9.13, 9.10.0->9.10.8, 9.11.0->9.11.4, 9.12.0->9.12.2, 9.13.0->9.13.2.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-bind

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-bind

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