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Security Update:Internet Systems Consortium Released Updates for BIND to Address a High Rated Vulnerability

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 16:00

Reason

Security Update

 

Impact

BIND Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?
The Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) has released updates that address a vulnerability in BIND.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the vulnerability visit ISC Knowledge Base Article AA-01419 (CVE-2016-2776: Assertion Failure in buffer.c While Building Responses to a Specifically Constructed Request) at https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-01419/0.


AVAILABLE UPDATES INCLUDE:

  • BIND 9 version 9.9.9-P3
  • BIND 9 version 9.10.4-P3
  • BIND 9 version 9.11.0rc3
  • BIND 9 version 9.9.9-S5


WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?
Exploitation of the vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial-of-service condition.


WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO?
Users and administrators are encouraged to review the Knowledge Base Article AA-01419 (https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-01419/0) and apply the necessary updates.


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