Public bug reported:

I'd like to see bind 9.11.3 in bionic. Upstream release notes are at

While it has several security and other bug fixes, there are some
feature changes too:

- named will no longer start or accept reconfiguration if managed-keys
or dnssec-validation auto are in use and the managed-keys directory
(specified by managed-keys-directory, and defaulting to the working
directory if not specified), is not writable by the effective user ID.
[RT #46077]

- Previously, update-policy local; accepted updates from any source so
long as they were signed by the locally-generated session key. This has
been further restricted; updates are now only accepted from locally
configured addresses. [RT #45492]

- dig +ednsopt now accepts the names for EDNS options in addition to
numeric values. For example, an EDNS Client-Subnet option could be sent
using dig +ednsopt=ecs:.... Thanks to John Worley of Secure64 for the
contribution. [RT #44461]

- Threads in named are now set to human-readable names to assist
debugging on operating systems that support that. Threads will have
names such as "isc-timer", "isc-sockmgr", "isc-worker0001", and so on.
This will affect the reporting of subsidiary thread names in ps and top,
but not the main thread. [RT #43234]

- DiG now warns about .local queries which are reserved for Multicast
DNS. [RT #44783]

This release also fixes a crash if bind is configured for a freeipa server with 

** Affects: bind9 (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

** Summary changed:

- FFE: bugfix release 9.11.3
+ FFE: (mostly) bugfix release 9.11.3

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  FFE: (mostly) bugfix release 9.11.3

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