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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   BIND Vendors:   ISC (Internet Software Consortium)
(Oracle Issues Fix for Oracle Linux) BIND 'deny-answer-aliases' Bug Lets Remote Users Cause the Target 'named' Service to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041576
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1041576
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-5740   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 27 2018
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9.7.0 - 9.8.8, 9.9.0 - 9.9.13, 9.10.0 - 9.10.8, 9.11.0 - 9.11.4, 9.12.0 - 9.12.2, 9.13.0 - 9.13.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in BIND. A remote user can cause the target service to crash.

A remote user can trigger an INSIST assertion failure in 'name.c', causing the 'named' service to stop processing.

Systems that use the "deny-answer-aliases" feature are affected.

Tony Finch of the University of Cambridge reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target service to crash.
Solution:   Oracle has issued a fix.

The Oracle Linux advisory is available at:

http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2018-2570.html

Vendor URL:  linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2018-2570.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Oracle)
Underlying OS Comments:  7

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Aug 8 2018 BIND 'deny-answer-aliases' Bug Lets Remote Users Cause the Target 'named' Service to Crash



 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [El-errata] ELSA-2018-2570 Important: Oracle Linux 7 bind security update

Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2018-2570

http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2018-2570.html

The following updated rpms for Oracle Linux 7 have been uploaded to the 
Unbreakable Linux Network:

x86_64:
bind-9.9.4-61.el7_5.1.x86_64.rpm
bind-chroot-9.9.4-61.el7_5.1.x86_64.rpm
bind-devel-9.9.4-61.el7_5.1.i686.rpm
bind-devel-9.9.4-61.el7_5.1.x86_64.rpm
bind-libs-9.9.4-61.el7_5.1.i686.rpm
bind-libs-9.9.4-61.el7_5.1.x86_64.rpm
bind-libs-lite-9.9.4-61.el7_5.1.i686.rpm
bind-libs-lite-9.9.4-61.el7_5.1.x86_64.rpm
bind-license-9.9.4-61.el7_5.1.noarch.rpm
bind-lite-devel-9.9.4-61.el7_5.1.i686.rpm
bind-lite-devel-9.9.4-61.el7_5.1.x86_64.rpm
bind-pkcs11-9.9.4-61.el7_5.1.x86_64.rpm
bind-pkcs11-devel-9.9.4-61.el7_5.1.i686.rpm
bind-pkcs11-devel-9.9.4-61.el7_5.1.x86_64.rpm
bind-pkcs11-libs-9.9.4-61.el7_5.1.i686.rpm
bind-pkcs11-libs-9.9.4-61.el7_5.1.x86_64.rpm
bind-pkcs11-utils-9.9.4-61.el7_5.1.x86_64.rpm
bind-sdb-9.9.4-61.el7_5.1.x86_64.rpm
bind-sdb-chroot-9.9.4-61.el7_5.1.x86_64.rpm
bind-utils-9.9.4-61.el7_5.1.x86_64.rpm


SRPMS:
http://oss.oracle.com/ol7/SRPMS-updates/bind-9.9.4-61.el7_5.1.src.rpm



Description of changes:

[32:9.9.4-61.1]
- Fix CVE-2018-5740


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