Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3769-2

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3769-2
October 01, 2018

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

– Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary:

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

Software Description:
– bind9: Internet Domain Name Server

Details:

USN-3769-1 fixed a vulnerability in Bind. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled the deny-answer-
aliases feature. If this feature is enabled, a remote attacker could
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 12.04 ESM:
bind9 1:9.8.1.dfsg.P1-4ubuntu0.26

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3769-2
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3769-1
CVE-2018-5740