Debian DLA-1285-1 : bind9 security update
High Nessus Plugin ID 106872
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
DescriptionBIND, a DNS server implementation, was found to be vulnerable to a denial of service flaw was found in the handling of DNSSEC validation.
A remote attacker could use this flaw to make named exit unexpectedly with an assertion failure via a specially crafted DNS response. This issue is closely related to CVE-2017-3139.
For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 9.8.4.dfsg.P1-6+nmu2+deb7u20.
We recommend that you upgrade your bind9 packages.
For the detailed security status of bind9 please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/bind9
NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpgrade the affected packages.