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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4365-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4365-1
Posted May 19, 2020
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 4365-1 - Lior Shafir, Yehuda Afek, and Anat Bremler-Barr discovered that Bind incorrectly limited certain fetches. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Bind to consume resources, leading to a denial of service, or possibly use Bind to perform a reflection attack. Tobias Klein discovered that Bind incorrectly handled checking TSIG validity. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Bind to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly perform other attacks. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, remote, denial of service
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2020-8616, CVE-2020-8617
MD5 | d997e46eed2a4a36615bb449b70ab0cb

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4365-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4365-1
May 19, 2020

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

- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 19.10
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Bind.

Software Description:
- bind9: Internet Domain Name Server

Details:

Lior Shafir, Yehuda Afek, and Anat Bremler-Barr discovered that Bind
incorrectly limited certain fetches. A remote attacker could possibly use
this issue to cause Bind to consume resources, leading to a denial of
service, or possibly use Bind to perform a reflection attack.
(CVE-2020-8616)

Tobias Klein discovered that Bind incorrectly handled checking TSIG
validity. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Bind to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly perform other attacks.
(CVE-2020-8617)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
bind9 1:9.16.1-0ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 19.10:
bind9 1:9.11.5.P4+dfsg-5.1ubuntu2.2

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
bind9 1:9.11.3+dfsg-1ubuntu1.12

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
bind9 1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-8ubuntu1.16

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4365-1
CVE-2020-8616, CVE-2020-8617

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bind9/1:9.16.1-0ubuntu2.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bind9/1:9.11.5.P4+dfsg-5.1ubuntu2.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bind9/1:9.11.3+dfsg-1ubuntu1.12
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bind9/1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-8ubuntu1.16

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