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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3088-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3088-1
Posted Sep 28, 2016
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3088-1 - It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled building responses to certain specially crafted requests. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Bind to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

tags | advisory, remote, denial of service
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2016-2776
MD5 | 8d85ebfd60561845c8520d55333710d7

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3088-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3088-1
September 27, 2016

bind9 vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

Bind could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network
traffic.

Software Description:
- bind9: Internet Domain Name Server

Details:

It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled building responses to
certain specially crafted requests. A remote attacker could possibly use
this issue to cause Bind to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
bind9 1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-8ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
bind9 1:9.9.5.dfsg-3ubuntu0.9

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
bind9 1:9.8.1.dfsg.P1-4ubuntu0.17

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3088-1
CVE-2016-2776

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bind9/1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-8ubuntu1.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bind9/1:9.9.5.dfsg-3ubuntu0.9
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bind9/1:9.8.1.dfsg.P1-4ubuntu0.17



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