BIND: Multiple Vulnerabilities — GLSA 201502-03

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in BIND, allowing remote attackers to cause a denial of service condition.

Affected Packages

net-dns/bind on all architectures
Affected versions < 9.10.1_p1
Unaffected versions >= 9.10.1_p1

Background

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

Description

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

Impact

A remote attacker can cause a denial of service condition by the lack of GeoIP databases, or via a large or infinite number of referrals.

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-9.10.1_p1"
 

References

Release Date
February 07, 2015

Latest Revision
February 07, 2015: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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