BIND 9.9.8-P4 Release Notes
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This document summarizes changes since BIND 9.9.8:
BIND 9.9.8-P4 addresses the security issues described in
CVE-2016-1285 and CVE-2016-1286.
BIND 9.9.8-P3 addresses the security issue described in CVE-2015-8704.
It also fixes a serious regression in authoritative server selection
that was introduced in 9.9.8.
BIND 9.9.8-P2 addresses security issues described in CVE-2015-3193
(OpenSSL), CVE-2015-8000 and CVE-2015-8461.
BIND 9.9.8-P1 was incomplete and was withdrawn prior to publication.
The latest versions of BIND 9 software can always be found at
There you will find additional information about each release,
source code, and pre-compiled versions for Microsoft Windows
The resolver could abort with an assertion failure due to
improper DNAME handling when parsing fetch reply
messages. This flaw is disclosed in CVE-2016-1286. [RT #41753]
Malformed control messages can trigger assertions in named
and rndc. This flaw is disclosed in CVE-2016-1285. [RT
Specific APL data could trigger an INSIST. This flaw
is disclosed in CVE-2015-8704. [RT #41396]
Named is potentially vulnerable to the OpenSSL vulnerability
described in CVE-2015-3193.
Incorrect reference counting could result in an INSIST
failure if a socket error occurred while performing a
lookup. This flaw is disclosed in CVE-2015-8461. [RT#40945]
Insufficient testing when parsing a message allowed
records with an incorrect class to be be accepted,
triggering a REQUIRE failure when those records
were subsequently cached. This flaw is disclosed
in CVE-2015-8000. [RT #40987]
Thank you to everyone who assisted us in making this release possible.
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