USN-3535-2: Bind vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3535-2
17th January, 2018
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 traffic.
- bind9 - Internet Domain Name Server
USN-3535-1 fixed a vulnerability in Bind. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
Jayachandran Palanisamy discovered that the Bind resolver incorrectly
handled fetch cleanup sequencing. 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 package version:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.