BIND 9.11.1-P3 is now available
mcnally at isc.org
Sat Jul 8 04:03:44 UTC 2017
This document summarizes changes since BIND 9.11.1:
BIND 9.11.1-P1 addresses the security issues described in CVE-2017-3140
BIND 9.11.1-P2 addresses the security issues described in CVE-2017-3142
and CVE-2017-3143. It also includes an update to the address of the B
BIND 9.11.1-P3 addresses a TSIG regression introduced in 9.11.1-P2.
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.
New DNSSEC Root Key
ICANN is in the process of introducing a new Key Signing Key (KSK) for
the global root zone. BIND has multiple methods for managing DNSSEC
trust anchors, with somewhat different behaviors. If the root key is
configured using the managed-keys statement, or if the pre-configured
root key is enabled by using dnssec-validation auto, then BIND can keep
keys up to date automatically. Servers configured in this way will roll
seamlessly to the new key when it is published in the root zone.
However, keys configured using the trusted-keys statement are not
automatically maintained. If your server is performing DNSSEC
validation and is configured using trusted-keys, you are advised to
change your configuration before the root zone begins signing with the
new KSK. This is currently scheduled for October 11, 2017.
This release includes an updated version of the bind.keys file
containing the new root key. This file can also be downloaded from
With the release of BIND 9.11.0, ISC changed to the open source license
for BIND from the ISC license to the Mozilla Public License (MPL 2.0).
The MPL-2.0 license requires that if you make changes to licensed
software (e.g. BIND) and distribute them outside your organization,
that you publish those changes under that same license. It does not
require that you publish or disclose anything other than the changes
you made to our software.
This new requirement will not affect anyone who is using BIND without
redistributing it, nor anyone redistributing it without changes,
therefore this change will be without consequence for most individuals
and organizations who are using BIND.
Those unsure whether or not the license change affects their use of
BIND, or who wish to discuss how to comply with the license may contact
ISC at https://www.isc.org/mission/contact/.
* An error in TSIG handling could permit unauthorized zone transfers
or zone updates. These flaws are disclosed in CVE-2017-3142 and
CVE-2017-3143. [RT #45383]
* The BIND installer on Windows used an unquoted service path, which
can enable privilege escalation. This flaw is disclosed in
CVE-2017-3141. [RT #45229]
* With certain RPZ configurations, a response with TTL 0 could cause
named to go into an infinite query loop. This flaw is disclosed in
CVE-2017-3140. [RT #45181]
End of Life
The end of life for BIND 9.11 is yet to be determined but will not be
before BIND 9.13.0 has been released for 6 months.
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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