[security-announce] Security Update: bind: CVE-2015-8461

Sona Sarmadi sona.sarmadi at enea.com
Fri Apr 8 08:24:41 CEST 2016

	Enea Linux Security Advisory

Product/package: bind 9.9.5/ Enea Linux 5.0
Severity: Medium
CVE Name: CVE-2015-8461
Layer: meta

This security update fixes a race condition when handling socket errors
can lead to an assertion failure in resolver.c

Race condition in resolver.c in named in ISC BIND 9.9.8 before 9.9.8-P2
and 9.10.3 before 9.10.3-P2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (INSIST assertion failure and daemon exit) via unspecified vectors.


Reference to upstream patch:
Patch is backported from:

Correction for Enea Linux 5.0:

How to get the latest patches
- If you have already cloned needed repositories, update it to get new
security patches.

cd Enea-Linux-5.0/poky
git pull

- If you have not yet cloned needed repositories, do it as described
below. (All patches are fetched implicitly when cloning the repos).

mkdir Enea-Linux-5.0
git -C Enea-Linux-5.0 clone -b dizzy git://git.enea.com/linux/poky.git
git -C $POKY clone -b dizzy git://git.enea.com/linux/meta-enea.git
git -C $POKY clone -b dizzy git://git.enea.com/linux/meta-fsl-ppc.git
git -C $POKY clone -b dizzy git://git.enea.com/linux/meta-
git -C $POKY clone -b dizzy git://git.enea.com/linux/meta-linaro.git
git -C $POKY clone -b dizzy git://git.enea.com/linux/meta-
git -C $POKY clone -b dizzy
git -C $POKY/meta-enea clone -b dizzy

If you have any questions regarding the security patches and security
updates please contact security at enea.com.

Enea Security Team
Sona Sarmadi
Mobile: +46 70 971 4475

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