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We have released new versions of BIND: 9.16.3, 9.14.12 and 9.11.19, which address two vulnerabilities just disclosed. New versions are available for download from https://www.isc.org/download/ and from https://ftp.isc.org/isc/bind9/cur/.
In addition, updated versions of the BIND 9 packages ISC produces are posted.
The two vulnerabilities are CVE 2020-8616 and CVE 2020-8617. Both are High Severity vulnerabilities that we recommend operators patch as soon as possible. Most currently supported versions of BIND 9 from ISC are vulnerable to these two issues.
CVE 2020-8616 affects recursive resolvers only, and is a vulnerability to an amplification attack. CVE 2020-8617 affects both recursive resolvers and authoritative servers and is an assertion failure.
For more details, please consult the official vulnerability announcements linked above and below.
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