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Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:38:33 -0500
From: ISC Security Officer <>
Cc: ISC Security Officer <>
Subject: BIND9 CVE-2016-2776: Assertion Failure in buffer.c While Building
 Responses to a Specifically Constructed Request

Please be advised that ISC publicly announced a vulnerability in the
BIND 9 software.

CVE-2016-2776 is a denial-of-service vector which can potentially be
exploited against BIND 9 servers.  All versions prior to the current
releases are vulnerable.

Our full CVE text can be found at

New releases of BIND, including security fixes for this vulnerability,
are available at:

Release notes can be obtained using the following links:

Brian Conry
ISC Support
Acting Security Officer

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