BIND 9.10.4-P3 is now available

Michael McNally mcnally at
Tue Sep 27 17:03:16 UTC 2016


   This document summarizes changes since BIND 9.10.4:

   BIND 9.10.4-P3 addresses the security issue described in CVE-2016-2776
   and addresses an interoperability issue with ECS clients.

   BIND 9.10.4-P2 addresses the security issue described in CVE-2016-2775.

   BIND 9.10.4-P1 addresses Windows installation issues, the %z modifier
   is not supported under Windows and a race condition in the rbt/rbtdb
   implementation resulting in named exiting due to assertion failures
   being detected.


   The latest versions of BIND 9 software can always be found at 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

     * ECS clients with the option set to or ::/0/0 where
       incorrectly getting a FORMERR response.
     * 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

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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