Gentoo: 201401-34 BIND: Denial of Service
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Gentoo Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in BIND, possibly resulting in Denial of Service.
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201401-34
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                                            http://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: BIND: Denial of Service
     Date: January 29, 2014
     Bugs: #437828, #446094, #453974, #463497, #478316, #483208, #498016
       ID: 201401-34

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in BIND, possibly resulting in
Denial of Service.

Background
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BIND is the Berkeley Internet Name Domain Server.

Affected packages
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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  net-dns/bind                < 9.9.4_p2               >= 9.9.4_p2

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

Impact
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A remote attacker may be able to cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All BIND users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-dns/bind-9.9.4_p2"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2012-5166
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-5166
[ 2 ] CVE-2012-5688
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-5688
[ 3 ] CVE-2012-5689
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-5689
[ 4 ] CVE-2013-2266
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-2266
[ 5 ] CVE-2013-3919
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-3919
[ 6 ] CVE-2013-4854
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4854
[ 7 ] CVE-2014-0591
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0591

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201401-34.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License

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belongs to its owner(s).

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