Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1485-1 bind9 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
30 Aug 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-5740.
More information:
  • CVE-2018-5740

    The "deny-answer-aliases" feature in BIND has a flaw which can cause named to exit with an assertion failure.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1:9.9.5.dfsg-9+deb8u16.

We recommend that you upgrade your bind9 packages.

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