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BIND 9 Security Updates

BIND has released 4 new versions that takes care of 2 security issues. They can be downloaded here.

  • 9.6-esv-r7-p2
  • 9.7.6-p2
  • 9.8.3-p2
  • 9.9.1-p2

New security bulletins

  • CVE-2012-3868: High TCP Query Load Can Trigger a Memory Leak in BIND 9
  • CVE-2012-3817: Heavy DNSSEC Validation Load Can Cause a "Bad Cache" Assertion Failure in BIND9



Guy Bruneau IPSS Inc. gbruneau at isc dot sans dot edu


511 Posts
ISC Handler
Jul 30th 2012

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