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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6421-1
October 09, 2023

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

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)

Summary:

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

Software Description:
- bind9: Internet Domain Name Server

Details:

It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled certain control channel
messages. A remote attacker with access to the control channel could
possibly 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 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
   bind9 1:9.11.3+dfsg-1ubuntu1.19+esm2
   libbind9-160                    1:9.11.3+dfsg-1ubuntu1.19+esm2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
   bind9 1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-8ubuntu1.19+esm7
   libbind9-140  1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-8ubuntu1.19+esm7

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
   bind9 1:9.9.5.dfsg-3ubuntu0.19+esm11
   libbind9-90                     1:9.9.5.dfsg-3ubuntu0.19+esm11

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

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6421-1
   CVE-2023-3341

Ubuntu 6421-1: Bind vulnerability

October 9, 2023
Bind could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro) - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro) - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro) Summary: Bind could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic. Software Description: - bind9: Internet Domain Name Server Details: It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled certain control channel messages. A remote attacker with access to the control channel could possibly 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 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):   bind9 1:9.11.3+dfsg-1ubuntu1.19+esm2   libbind9-160                    1:9.11.3+dfsg-1ubuntu1.19+esm2 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):   bind9 1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-8ubuntu1.19+esm7   libbind9-140  1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-8ubuntu1.19+esm7 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):   bind9 1:9.9.5.dfsg-3ubuntu0.19+esm11   libbind9-90                     1:9.9.5.dfsg-3ubuntu0.19+esm11 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6421-1

  CVE-2023-3341

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6421-1

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