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ISC BIND vulnerabilities are now public (CVE-2016-1285, CVE-2016-1286, CVE-2016-2088)

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  1. po1yak

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    Hello,

    Can somebody provide explanation for the thread?
    Is WHM/cPanel servers is affected by this vulnerabilities?
    Does it need to do any updates or re-configurations?
    How I can check if my version of Bind is affected by this vulnerabilities?

    CentOS release 6.7 (Final)
    WHM 54.0 (build 19)
    BIND 9.8.2rc1-RedHat-9.8.2-0.37.rc1.el6_7.7

    thanks in advance,
    Sergey Polyakov.
     
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    Hi,

    Bind is provided upstream by CentOS, and not directly from cPanel. CentOS has released updates upstream already for Bind, and if your server updated last night, you should have those updates already.

    Code:
    root@cpanel [~]# grep -i bind /var/log/yum.log
    Jan 27 21:04:27 Updated: 32:bind-libs-9.8.2-0.37.rc1.el6_7.6.x86_64
    Jan 27 21:04:27 Updated: 32:bind-utils-9.8.2-0.37.rc1.el6_7.6.x86_64
    Jan 27 21:04:28 Updated: 32:bind-devel-9.8.2-0.37.rc1.el6_7.6.x86_64
    Jan 27 21:04:31 Updated: 32:bind-9.8.2-0.37.rc1.el6_7.6.x86_64
    Mar 16 21:06:28 Updated: 32:bind-libs-9.8.2-0.37.rc1.el6_7.7.x86_64
    Mar 16 21:06:28 Updated: 32:bind-utils-9.8.2-0.37.rc1.el6_7.7.x86_64
    Mar 16 21:06:31 Updated: 32:bind-9.8.2-0.37.rc1.el6_7.7.x86_64
    Mar 16 21:06:32 Updated: 32:bind-devel-9.8.2-0.37.rc1.el6_7.7.x86_64
     
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    Howdy,

    You can check the changelog of any package using this command:

    Code:
    root@ratchet [~]# rpm -qa --changelog bind|head
    * Tue Mar 08 2016 Tomas Hozza <thozza@redhat.com> - 32:9.9.4-29.3
    - Fix CVE-2016-1285 and CVE-2016-1286
    
    * Mon Jan 18 2016 Tomas Hozza <thozza@redhat.com> - 32:9.9.4-29.2
    - Fix CVE-2015-8704
    
    * Mon Dec 14 2015 Tomas Hozza <thozza@redhat.com> - 32:9.9.4-29.1
    - Fix CVE-2015-8000
    
    * Wed Sep 02 2015 Tomas Hozza <thozza@redhat.com> - 32:9.9.4-29
    
    Thanks!
     
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    Guys, thanks a lot for the quick answers!
    provided information absolutely enough for me.
     
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