The Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND) is an implementation of the DomainName System (DNS) protocols. BIND includes a DNS server (named); a resolverlibrary (routines for applications to use when interfacing with DNS); andtools for verifying that the DNS server is operating correctly.A denial of service flaw was found in the way BIND processed certainmalformed Address Prefix List (APL) records. A remote, authenticatedattacker could use this flaw to cause named to crash. (CVE-2015-8704)Red Hat would like to thank ISC for reporting this issue.All bind97 users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, whichcontain a backported patch to correct this issue. After installing theupdate, the BIND daemon (named) will be restarted automatically.