BIND 9.10.2-P3 is now available.
mcnally at isc.org
Tue Jul 28 19:05:15 UTC 2015
Release Notes for BIND Version 9.10.2-P3
This document summarizes changes since BIND 9.10.2:
BIND 9.10.2-P3 addresses a security issue described in CVE-2015-5477.
BIND 9.10.2-P2 addresses a security issue described in CVE-2015-4620.
BIND 9.10.2-P1 addressed several bugs that have been identified in the
BIND 9.10 implementation of response-policy zones (RPZ). The bugs are
in code which optimizes searching through multiple policy zones. In
some cases, they can cause RPZ to behave inefficiently by searching for
query matches in more policy zones than are strictly necessary, or to
behave unpredictably by failing to search a policy zone that should
have been searched. In the worst case, they can lead to assertion
failures, terminating named.
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* 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]
* Asynchronous zone loads were not handled correctly when the zone
load was already in progress; this could trigger a crash in zt.c.
* Several bugs have been fixed in the RPZ implementation:
+ Policy zones that did not specifically require recursion could
be treated as if they did; consequently, setting
qname-wait-recurse no; was sometimes ineffective. This has
been corrected. In most configurations, behavioral changes due
to this fix will not be noticeable. [RT #39229]
+ The server could crash if policy zones were updated (e.g. via
rndc reload or an incoming zone transfer) while RPZ processing
was still ongoing for an active query. [RT #39415]
+ On servers with one or more policy zones configured as slaves,
if a policy zone updated during regular operation (rather than
at startup) using a full zone reload, such as via AXFR, a bug
could allow the RPZ summary data to fall out of sync,
potentially leading to an assertion failure in rpz.c when
further incremental updates were made to the zone, such as via
IXFR. [RT #39567]
+ The server could match a shorter prefix than what was
available in CLIENT-IP policy triggers, and so, an unexpected
action could be taken. This has been corrected. [RT #39481]
+ The server could crash if a reload of an RPZ zone was
initiated while another reload of the same zone was already in
progress. [RT #39649]
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.
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