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SI60348 - OSP-DNS/Fix CVE-2016-1285 and CVE-2016-1286 for DNS bind

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Abstract

OSP-DNS/Fix CVE-2016-1285 and CVE-2016-1286 for DNS bind


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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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ISC released CVE-2016-1285 and CVE-2016-1286.
CVE-2016-1285: An error parsing input received by the rndc
control channel can cause an assertion failure in sexpr.c or
alist.c.
CVE-2016-1286: A problem parsing resource record signatures for
DNAME resource records can lead to an assertion failure in
resolver.c or db.c.

CORRECTION FOR APAR 'SE64572' :
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Fixed the problems with the ISC-provided fixes.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR 'SE64572' :
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None.


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Special Instructions

END DOMAIN NAME SERVERS ON THE SYSTEM
EXAMPLE: ENDTCPSVR SERVER(*DNS) DNSSVR(*ALL)
THEN APPLY THE PTF
START DOMAIN NAME SERVER AGAIN
EXAMPLE: STRTCPSVR SERVER(*DNS) DNSSVR(<DNS_NAME>)

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SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUPERSEDED PTF SI55748 :
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END DOMAIN NAME SERVERS ON THE SYSTEM
EXAMPLE: ENDTCPSVR SERVER(*DNS) DNSSVR(*ALL)
THEN APPLY THE PTF
START DOMAIN NAME SERVER AGAIN
EXAMPLE: STRTCPSVR SERVER(*DNS) DNSSVR(<DNS_NAME>)


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THIS PTF CAN BE APPLIED IMMEDIATE OR DELAYED.



Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
--------------  ------------------------------------------------------------
   SI59570      OSP-DNS CVE-2015-8704 SPECIFIC APL DATA COULD TRIGGER AN INS
   SI59101      OSP-DNS/Fix CVE-2015-8000 for DNS bind
   SI57654      TCPIP-CFG-UNPRED
   SI55748      OSP-DNS Fix for CVE-2014-8500:  A Defect in Delegation Handl
   SI51669      DNS - BIND upgraded to 9.7.4-P1
   SI45939      OSP-DNS-F/QP2SHELL2-T/QTOBDNS-MSGCPFB9C6 DNS SERVER CRASHES
   SI44999      OSP-DNS-INCORROUT NSLOOKUP OUTPUT WRONG
   SI37039      Integrity Problem

Summary Information

System.............................. i
Models..............................
Release............................. V7R1M0
Licensed Program............... 5770SS1
APAR Fixed.......................... SE64572
Superseded by:...................... View fix details for PTF SI70723
Recompile........................... N
Library............................. QDNS
MRI Feature ........................ NONE
Cum Level........................... NONE


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Document information

More support for: i family

Software version: V7R1M0

Operating system(s): OS/400

Reference #: SI60348

Modified date: 05 May 2016