ESB-2018.2585 - [Debian] bind9: Denial of service - Remote/unauthenticated 2018-08-31

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                               ESB-2018.2585
                    [DLA 1485-1] bind9 security update
                              31 August 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           bind9
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 8
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-5740  

Reference:         ESB-2018.2530
                   ESB-2018.2293

Original Bulletin: 
   https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/08/msg00033.html

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Package        : bind9
Version        : 1:9.9.5.dfsg-9+deb8u16
CVE ID         : CVE-2018-5740


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
1:9.9.5.dfsg-9+deb8u16.

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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