ISC Releases Security Patches for New BIND DNS Software Vulnerabilities


Multiple security flaws in the Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND) 9 Domain Name System (DNS) software suite that might cause a denial-of-service (DoS) scenario have been patched by the Internet Systems Consortium (ISC). According to a Friday alert from the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), a remote attacker might utilize these vulnerabilities to possibly create denial-of-service situations and system failures. According to its website, the open source software is utilized by significant financial institutions, domestic and foreign carriers, internet service providers (ISPs), merchants, manufacturers, educational institutions, and governmental organizations.

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