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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Categories Networking
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 19, 2019

Upgrade dns BIND to a current version

Upgrade BIND level to a level which will allow us to pass audits. Simply patching ancient versions of BIND to address various CVE's does not help us to pass audits.
the BIND level on 7.1 and above is way back at 9.10.1. This is not listed as a current level. Versions newer than 9.10.1 have reached EOL

Use Case:

Passing audits

Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    May 7, 2019

    IBM i would pick up a relatively new, stable and ISC supported BIND version in PTFs to address any Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) in BIND.

    The PTFs below would upgrade the BIND version to 9.11.5 on IBM i.

  • Guest
    Apr 21, 2019

    Currently, the BIND version on 7.1 and later are at 9.11.5.

    The PTFs below would upgrade the BIND version on IBM i.
    SI68705 7.1
    SI68706 7.2
    SI68707 7.3