[USN-3108-1] Bind vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Fri Oct 21 07:07:25 UTC 2016
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3108-1
October 21, 2016
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Bind could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network
- bind9: Internet Domain Name Server
Toshifumi Sakaguchi discovered that Bind incorrectly handled certain
packets with malformed options. A remote attacker could possibly use this
issue to cause Bind to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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