USN-3574-1: Bind vulnerability

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3574-1

19th February, 2018

bind9 vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its

  • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS


Bind could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.

Software description

  • bind9
    – Internet Domain Name Server


It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled DNSSEC
validation. An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial
of service.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:


To update your system, please follow these instructions:

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.



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