Security update for bind

SUSE Security Update: Security update for bind
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:1449-1
Rating: important
References: #1104129 #1126068 #1126069 #1133185
Cross-References: CVE-2018-5740 CVE-2018-5743 CVE-2018-5745 CVE-2019-6465
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS

An update that fixes four vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for bind fixes the following issues:
Security issues fixed:

  • CVE-2018-5740: Fixed a denial of service vulnerability in the "deny-answer-aliases" feature (bsc#1104129).
  • CVE-2019-6465: Fixed an issue where controls for zone transfers may not be properly applied to Dynamically Loadable Zones (bsc#1126069).
  • CVE-2018-5745: An assertion failure can occur if a trust anchor rolls over to an unsupported key algorithm when using managed-keys. (bsc#1126068)
  • CVE-2018-5743: Limiting simultaneous TCP clients is ineffective. (bsc#1133185)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2019-1449=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • bind-9.9.9P1-28.42.1
    • bind-chrootenv-9.9.9P1-28.42.1
    • bind-debuginfo-9.9.9P1-28.42.1
    • bind-debugsource-9.9.9P1-28.42.1
    • bind-devel-9.9.9P1-28.42.1
    • bind-libs-9.9.9P1-28.42.1
    • bind-libs-debuginfo-9.9.9P1-28.42.1
    • bind-utils-9.9.9P1-28.42.1
    • bind-utils-debuginfo-9.9.9P1-28.42.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (s390x x86_64):
    • bind-libs-32bit-9.9.9P1-28.42.1
    • bind-libs-debuginfo-32bit-9.9.9P1-28.42.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (noarch):
    • bind-doc-9.9.9P1-28.42.1