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DSA-3023-1 bind9 -- security update

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DSA-3023-1 bind9 -- security update

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/13/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/17/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The query_findclosestnsec3 function in query.c in named in ISC BIND 9.6, 9.7, and 9.8 before 9.8.6-P2 and 9.9 before 9.9.4-P2, and 9.6-ESV before 9.6-ESV-R10-P2, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (INSIST assertion failure and daemon exit) via a crafted DNS query to an authoritative nameserver that uses the NSEC3 signing feature.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-bind9

References

  • debian-upgrade-bind9

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