Security Flaw Found in BIND

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A vulnerability in the open source BIND DNS software can cause it to crash unexpectedly.

"The Internet Software Consortium, which maintains BIND, is investigating the issue and trying to determine the severity of the problem," writes Threatpost's Dennis Fisher. "The problem reportedly affects all of the currently supported versions of BIND, including BIND 9.7x and 9.8x. It's unknown right now whether the flaw can be used to run remote code."

"ISC has produced patches for each of the vulnerable versions, and is still looking into whether there are any active exploits being used against the vulnerability right now," Fisher writes.

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