isc-dhcp: should we start phasing it out?

Alex Murray alex.murray at
Tue May 24 06:27:38 UTC 2022

On Mon, 2022-05-23 at 10:04:17 -0300, Andreas Hasenack wrote:

> Hi,
> On Mon, May 16, 2022 at 2:34 PM Andreas Hasenack <andreas at> wrote:
>> Removing isc-dhcp would also allow us to reduce the need of old compat
>> src:bind9-libs package, probably even drop it.
> I just learned that upstream is now bundling the necessary bind9 libs
> into the upstream code:
> Debian just did such an upload, in fact:

Thanks for the heads-up Andreas - I have just captured this relationship
in the Ubuntu CVE tracker so that future bind9 CVEs will get flagged
against isc-dhcp as well.

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