BIND 9.9.8-P4 is now available
mcnally at isc.org
Wed Mar 9 21:07:20 UTC 2016
This document summarizes changes since BIND 9.9.8:
BIND 9.9.8-P4 addresses the security issues described in CVE-2016-1285
BIND 9.9.8-P3 addresses the security issue described in CVE-2015-8704.
It also fixes a serious regression in authoritative server selection
that was introduced in 9.9.8.
BIND 9.9.8-P2 addresses security issues described in CVE-2015-3193
(OpenSSL), CVE-2015-8000 and CVE-2015-8461.
BIND 9.9.8-P1 was incomplete and was withdrawn prior to publication.
The latest versions of BIND 9 software can always be found at
http://www.isc.org/downloads/. There you will find additional
information about each release, source code, and pre-compiled versions
for Microsoft Windows operating systems.
* The resolver could abort with an assertion failure due to improper
DNAME handling when parsing fetch reply messages. This flaw is
disclosed in CVE-2016-1286. [RT #41753]
* Malformed control messages can trigger assertions in named and
rndc. This flaw is disclosed in CVE-2016-1285. [RT #41666]
* Specific APL data could trigger an INSIST. This flaw is disclosed
in CVE-2015-8704. [RT #41396]
* Named is potentially vulnerable to the OpenSSL vulnerability
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]
* Updated the compiled in addresses for H.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
* Authoritative servers that were marked as bogus (e.g. blackholed in
configuration or with invalid addresses) were being queried anyway.
End of Life
The BIND 9.9 (Extended Support Version) will be supported until
December, 2017. https://www.isc.org/downloads/software-support-policy/
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