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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201510-01

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201510-01
Posted Oct 18, 2015
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201510-1 - A vulnerability in BIND could lead to a Denial of Service condition. Versions less than 9.10.2_p4 are affected.

tags | advisory, denial of service
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2015-1349, CVE-2015-4620, CVE-2015-5477, CVE-2015-5722, CVE-2015-5986
SHA-256 | 3e69b06ce087bc759fa9828ea0b0cf459d7968e9aa04df031352b20c2a562035

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201510-01

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Severity: Normal
Title: BIND: Denial of Service
Date: October 18, 2015
Bugs: #540640, #553584, #556150, #559462
ID: 201510-01

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Synopsis
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A vulnerability in BIND could lead to a Denial of Service condition.

Background
==========

BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Domain) is a Name Server.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-dns/bind < 9.10.2_p4 >= 9.10.2_p4

Description
===========

A vulnerability has been discovered in BIND's named utility leading to
a Denial of Service condition.

Impact
======

A remote attacker may be able to cause Denial of Service condition via
specially constructed zone data.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All BIND users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-dns/bind-9.10.2_p4"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2015-1349
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-1349
[ 2 ] CVE-2015-4620
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-4620
[ 3 ] CVE-2015-5477
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5477
[ 4 ] CVE-2015-5722
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5722
[ 5 ] CVE-2015-5986
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5986

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201510-01

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2015 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
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