BIND 9.9.9-P4 is now available

Brian Conry bconry at isc.org
Tue Nov 1 21:50:34 UTC 2016


Introduction

   This document summarizes changes since BIND 9.9.9:

   BIND 9.9.9-P3 addresses the security issue described in CVE-2016-8864.

   BIND 9.9.9-P3 addresses the security issue described in CVE-2016-2776.

   BIND 9.9.9-P2 addresses the security issue described in CVE-2016-2775.

   BIND 9.9.9-P1 addresses Windows installation issues and a race
   condition in the rbt/rbtdb implementation resulting in named exiting
   due to assertion failures being detected.

Download

   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.

Security Fixes

     * It was possible to trigger a assertion when rendering a message
       using a specially crafted request. This flaw is disclosed in
       CVE-2016-2776. [RT #43139]
     * getrrsetbyname with a non absolute name could trigger an infinite
       recursion bug in lwresd and named with lwres configured if when
       combined with a search list entry the resulting name is too long.
       This flaw is disclosed in CVE-2016-2775. [RT #42694]

New Features

     * None.

Feature Changes

     * None.

Porting Changes

     * None.

Bug Fixes

     * Windows installs were failing due to triggering UAC without the
       installation binary being signed.
     * A race condition in rbt/rbtdb was leading to INSISTs being
       triggered.

End of Life

   BIND 9.9 (Extended Support Version) will be supported until December,
   2017. https://www.isc.org/downloads/software-support-policy/

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
   http://www.isc.org/donate/.


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