Debian DLA-1485-1 : bind9 security update
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 112197
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
DescriptionCVE-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.
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SolutionUpgrade the affected packages.