[USN-3673-1] Unbound vulnerability

Previous Topic Next Topic
 
classic Classic list List threaded Threaded
1 message Options
Reply | Threaded
Open this post in threaded view
|

[USN-3673-1] Unbound vulnerability

Steve Beattie
==========================================================================
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3673-1
June 07, 2018

unbound vulnerability
==========================================================================

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 17.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

A security issue was fixed in Unbound.

Software Description:
- unbound: validating, recursive, caching DNS resolver

Details:

Ralph Dolmans and Karst Koymans discovered that Unbound did not properly
handle certain NSEC records. An attacker could use this to to prove the
non-existence (NXDOMAIN answer) of an existing wildcard record, or trick
Unbound into accepting a NODATA proof.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  libunbound2                     1.6.7-1ubuntu2.1
  unbound                         1.6.7-1ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 17.10:
  libunbound2                     1.6.5-1ubuntu0.2
  unbound                         1.6.5-1ubuntu0.2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  libunbound2                     1.5.8-1ubuntu1.1
  unbound                         1.5.8-1ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  libunbound2                     1.4.22-1ubuntu4.14.04.3
  unbound                         1.4.22-1ubuntu4.14.04.3

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3673-1
  CVE-2017-15105

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unbound/1.6.7-1ubuntu2.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unbound/1.6.5-1ubuntu0.2
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unbound/1.5.8-1ubuntu1.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unbound/1.4.22-1ubuntu4.14.04.3


--
ubuntu-security-announce mailing list
[hidden email]
Modify settings or unsubscribe at: https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-security-announce

signature.asc (849 bytes) Download Attachment