BIND: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201206-01

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in BIND, the worst of which allowing to cause remote Denial of Service.

Affected Packages

net-dns/bind on all architectures
Affected versions < 9.7.4_p1
Unaffected versions >= 9.7.4_p1

Background

BIND is the Berkeley Internet Name Domain Server.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in BIND. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

The vulnerabilities allow remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service (daemon crash) via a DNS query, to bypass intended access restrictions, to incorrectly cache a ncache entry and a rrsig for the same type and to incorrectly mark zone data as insecure.

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-9.7.4_p1"
 

NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since December 22, 2011. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by this issue.

References

Release Date
June 02, 2012

Latest Revision
June 02, 2012: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

Bugzilla entries