ISC Releases Security Advisory for BIND

Number: AV18-130
Date: 09 August 2018

Purpose

The purpose of this Advisory is to bring attention ISC's recent security advisory for BIND.

Assessment

The Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) has released a security advisory that addresses a vulnerability affecting multiple versions of ISC Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND). A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial-of-service condition.

Affected versions:

CVE Reference: CVE-2018-5740

Suggested action

CCIRC recommends that owner/operators test and deploy the vendor released updates to the affected platforms in accordance with their risk mitigation framework.

References

https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-01639/0

Note to Readers

In support of Public Safety's mission to build a safe and resilient Canada, CCIRC's mandate is to help ensure the security and resilience of the vital non-federal government cyber systems that underpin Canada's national security, public safety and economic prosperity. As Canada's computer security incident response team, CCIRC is Canada's national coordination centre for the prevention and mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from cyber incidents on non-federal government systems. It does this by providing authoritative advice and support, and coordinating information sharing and incident response.

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