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BIND: Denial of Service


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201401-34 / bind
Release Date January 29, 2014
Latest Revision January 29, 2014: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
net-dns/bind < 9.9.4_p2 >= 9.9.4_p2 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #437828, #446094, #453974, #463497, #478316, #483208, #498016


Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in BIND, possibly resulting in Denial of Service.

2.  Impact Information


BIND is the Berkeley Internet Name Domain Server.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in BIND. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


A remote attacker may be able to cause a Denial of Service condition.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All BIND users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-dns/bind-9.9.4_p2"

4.  References


Page updated January 29, 2014

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