ESB-2018.2041 - [Linux][Ubuntu] dns-root-data: Reduced security - Unknown/unspecified 2018-07-13

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                               ESB-2018.2041
                       Ubuntu updates DNS root data
                               13 July 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           dns-root-data
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
                   Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Reduced Security -- Unknown/Unspecified
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3715-1

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Ubuntu. It is recommended that administrators 
         running dns-root-data check for an updated version of the software 
         for their operating system.

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3715-1
July 12, 2018

dns-root-data update
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- - Ubuntu 17.10
- - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary:

The list of trust anchors has been updated.

Software Description:
- - dns-root-data: DNS root data including root zone and DNSSEC key

Details:

This update adds the latest DNSSEC validation trust anchor required for the
upcoming Root Zone KSK Rollover and refreshes the list of root hints.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 17.10:
  dns-root-data                   2018013001~17.10.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  dns-root-data                   2018013001~16.04.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3715-1
  https://launchpad.net/bugs/1721129

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dns-root-data/2018013001~17.10.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dns-root-data/2018013001~16.04.1

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