Debian DSA-4089-1 : bind9 - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106076


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Jayachandran Palanisamy of Cygate AB reported that BIND, a DNS server implementation, was improperly sequencing cleanup operations, leading in some cases to a use-after-free error, triggering an assertion failure and crash in named.


Upgrade the bind9 packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1:9.9.5.dfsg-9+deb8u15.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-12.3+deb9u4.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106076

File Name: debian_DSA-4089.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/01/17

Updated: 2019/02/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:bind9, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2018/01/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/01/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-3145

DSA: 4089