Re: Fwd: Important: A significant flaw is present in June BIND releases 9.16.17 and 9.17.14

From: The Doctor <doctor_at_doctor.nl2k.ab.ca>
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2021 07:29:31 -0600
On Fri, Jun 18, 2021 at 09:07:25AM +0200, Xavier Humbert wrote:
> FYI : Do not upgrade !
> 
> 
> 
> -------- Forwarded Message --------
> Subject: 	Important: A significant flaw is present in June BIND releases 
> 9.16.17 and 9.17.14
> Date: 	Thu, 17 Jun 2021 19:56:58 -0800
> From: 	Michael McNally <mcnally_at_isc.org>
> To: 	bind-users_at_lists.isc.org
> 
> 
> 
> Dear BIND users:
> 
> Yesterday, 16 June 2021, we released monthly maintenance snapshot 
> releases of
> our currently supported release branches of BIND.
> 
> Specifically, we released BIND 9.11.33, 9.16.17, and 9.17.14
> 
> There's no way to say this that isn't embarrassing, but only after the 
> release
> was an error in a recently optimized routine discovered by a user -- an 
> error
> that will definitely cause operational problems for almost all server 
> operators
> who upgrade to either of these affected versions:
> 
> - BIND 9.16.17
> - BIND 9.17.14
> 
> BIND 9.11.33 is NOT affected.
> 
> If you have not yet updated to the 16 June releases, we ask that you 
> hold off
> on any plans to install 9.16.17 or 9.17.14 until replacement releases can be
> prepared and tested.
> 
> The specific issue in question is being tracked in our issue tracker:
> 
> https://gitlab.isc.org/isc-projects/bind9/-/issues/2779
> 
> and more information about our plans for issuing replacement releases 
> will be
> provided later; at the moment our priority is getting the news to parties as
> quickly as possible so that those who have not already adopted the new 
> releases
> can postpone until corrected versions are available.
> 
> Michael McNally
> Internet Systems Consortium
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I.E., please revert the upgrade in the git repositroy!

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