BIND 9.9.7-P2 is now available.

Michael McNally mcnally at
Tue Jul 28 19:04:29 UTC 2015

Release Notes for BIND Version 9.9.7-P2


   This document summarizes changes since BIND 9.9.7.

   BIND 9.9.7-P2 addresses a security issue described in CVE-2015-5477.

   BIND 9.9.7-P1 addresses a security issue described in CVE-2015-4620.


   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

     * A specially crafted query could trigger an assertion failure in
       This flaw was discovered by Jonathan Foote, and is disclosed in
       CVE-2015-5477. [RT #39795]
     * On servers configured to perform DNSSEC validation, an assertion
       failure could be triggered on answers from a specially configured
       This flaw was discovered by Breno Silveira Soares, and is disclosed
       in CVE-2015-4620. [RT #39795]

New Features

     * None

Feature Changes

     * None

Bug Fixes

     * None

End of Life

   The BIND 9.9 (Extended Support Version) will be supported until June,
   2017. [2]

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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