Threat Encyclopedia

RHSA-2021:1989-Security Advisory

Description

The vulnerabilities in the following products could cause the system to become vulnerable to malicious security attack: bind

Analysis

The Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND) is an implementation of the Domain Name System (DNS) protocols. BIND includes a DNS server (named); a resolver library (routines for applications to use when interfacing with DNS); and tools for verifying that the DNS server is operating correctly. Security Fix(es): bind: An assertion check can fail while answering queries for DNAME records that require the DNAME to be processed to resolve itself (CVE-2021-25215) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. SolutionFor details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258 After installing the update, the BIND daemon (named) will be restarted automatically.

Affected Products

bind

CVE References

CVE-2021-25215