BIND 9.10.2-P4 Release Notes
| Author: Michael McNally Reference Number: AA-01301 Views: 10587 Created: 2015-09-02 18:43 Last Updated: 2015-09-02 18:54
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This document summarizes changes since BIND 9.10.2:
BIND 9.10.2-P4 addresses security issues described in
CVE-2015-5722 and CVE-2015-5986.
BIND 9.10.2-P3 addresses a security issue described in
BIND 9.10.2-P2 addresses a security issue described in
BIND 9.10.2-P1 addressed several bugs that have been identified
in the BIND 9.10 implementation of response-policy zones (RPZ).
The bugs are in code which optimizes searching through multiple
policy zones. In some cases, they can cause RPZ to behave
inefficiently by searching for query matches in more policy
zones than are strictly necessary, or to behave unpredictably
by failing to search a policy zone that should have been
searched. In the worst case, they can lead to assertion
failures, terminating named.
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An incorrect boundary check in the OPENPGPKEY rdatatype
could trigger an assertion failure. This flaw is disclosed
in CVE-2015-5986. [RT #40286]
A buffer accounting error could trigger an assertion failure
when parsing certain malformed DNSSEC keys.
This flaw was discovered by Hanno Boeck of the Fuzzing
Project, and is disclosed in CVE-2015-5722. [RT #40212]
A specially crafted query could trigger an assertion failure
This flaw was discovered by Jonathan Foote, and is disclosed
in CVE-2015-5477. [RT #39795]
On servers configured to perform DNSSEC validation, an
assertion failure could be triggered on answers from
a specially configured server.
This flaw was discovered by Breno Silveira Soares, and is
disclosed in CVE-2015-4620. [RT #39795]
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