Bind9 Security Update for Debian 8 LTS
Posted on: 07/22/2019 07:00 AM

Updated Bind packages has been released for Debian GNU/Linux 8 LTS

Bind9 Security Update for Debian 8 LTS


Package : bind9
Version : 1:9.9.5.dfsg-9+deb8u18
CVE ID : CVE-2018-5743



A vulnerability was found in the Bind DNS Server. Limits on
simultaneous tcp connections have not been enforced correctly and could
lead to exhaustion of file descriptors. In the worst case this could
affect the file descriptors of the whole system.


For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version
1:9.9.5.dfsg-9+deb8u18.

We recommend that you upgrade your bind9 packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS



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