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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
[DLA 1485-1] bind9 security update
31 August 2018
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 8
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2018-5740
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Package : bind9
Version : 1:9.9.5.dfsg-9+deb8u16
CVE ID : CVE-2018-5740
The "deny-answer-aliases" feature in BIND has a flaw which can
cause named to exit with an assertion failure.
For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version
We recommend that you upgrade your bind9 packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
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