USN-3346-2: Bind regression

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3346-2

18th September, 2017

bind9 regression

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 17.04
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary

USN-3346-1 introduced a regression in Bind.

Software description

  • bind9 - Internet Domain Name Server

Details

USN-3346-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Bind. The fix for CVE-2017-3142
introduced a regression in the ability to receive an AXFR or IXFR in the
case where TSIG is used and not every message is signed. This update fixes
the problem.

In addition, this update adds the new root zone key signing key (KSK).

Original advisory details:

Clément Berthaux discovered that Bind did not correctly check TSIG
authentication for zone update requests. An attacker could use this
to improperly perform zone updates. (CVE-2017-3143)

Clément Berthaux discovered that Bind did not correctly check TSIG
authentication for zone transfer requests. An attacker could use this
to improperly transfer entire zones. (CVE-2017-3142)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:

Ubuntu 17.04:
bind9 1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-10.1ubuntu5.2
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
bind9 1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-8ubuntu1.8
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
bind9 1:9.9.5.dfsg-3ubuntu0.16

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

After a standard system update you need to restart Bind to make
all the necessary changes.

References

LP: 1717981