BIND 9.10.3-P2 is now available [corrected]

Michael McNally mcnally at
Tue Dec 15 21:49:16 UTC 2015

[Please excuse the errors in the first version of this message.
 these are the correct release notes for BIND 9.10.3-P2]



   This document summarizes changes since BIND 9.10.3:

   BIND 9.10.3-P2 addresses the security issues described in CVE-2015-3193
   (OpenSSL), CVE-2015-8000 and CVE-2015-8461.

   BIND 9.10.3-P1 was incomplete and was withdrawn prior to publication.


   The latest versions of BIND 9 software can always be found at
   [1] There you will find additional
   information about each release, source code, and pre-compiled versions
   for Microsoft Windows operating systems.

Security Fixes

     * Named is potentially vulnerable to the OpenSSL vulnerabilty
       described in CVE-2015-3193.
     * Incorrect reference counting could result in an INSIST failure if a
       socket error occurred while performing a lookup. This flaw is
       disclosed in CVE-2015-8461. [RT#40945]
     * Insufficient testing when parsing a message allowed records with an
       incorrect class to be be accepted, triggering a REQUIRE failure
       when those records were subsequently cached. This flaw is disclosed
       in CVE-2015-8000. [RT #40987]

New Features

     * None.

Feature Changes

     * Updated the compiled in addresses for H.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.

Bug Fixes

     * None.

End of Life

   The end of life for BIND 9.10 is yet to be determined but will not be
   before BIND 9.12.0 has been released for 6 months.

Thank You

   Thank you to everyone who assisted us in making this release possible.
   If you would like to contribute to ISC to assist us in continuing to
   make quality open source software, please visit our donations page at



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