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From: Slackware Security Team <>
Subject: [slackware-security] bind (SSA:2009-336-01)
Date: Wed, 2 Dec 2009 17:30:47 -0800 (PST)
Hash: SHA1

[slackware-security]  bind (SSA:2009-336-01)

New bind packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2,
11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, and -current to fix a security issue.

More details about this issue may be found here:

Here are the details from the Slackware 13.0 ChangeLog:
Wed Dec  2 20:51:55 UTC 2009
patches/packages/bind-9.4.3_P4-i486-1_slack13.0.txz:  Upgraded.
  BIND 9.4.3-P4 is a SECURITY PATCH for BIND 9.4.3-P3.  It addresses a
  potential cache poisoning vulnerability, in which data in the additional
  section of a response could be cached without proper DNSSEC validation.
  For more information, see:
  (* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

HINT:  Getting slow download speeds from
Give a try.  This is another primary FTP site
for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading
directly from

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
( for donating additional FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project!  :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 8.1:

Updated package for Slackware 9.0:

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:

Updated package for Slackware 10.1:

Updated package for Slackware 10.2:

Updated package for Slackware 11.0:

Updated package for Slackware 12.0:

Updated package for Slackware 12.1:

Updated package for Slackware 12.2:

Updated package for Slackware 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 8.1 package:
9de9e38f113552581813e563f558af46  bind-9.4.3_P4-i386-1_slack8.1.tgz

Slackware 9.0 package:
b7102229c23fdbe67861102d5a9cc07e  bind-9.4.3_P4-i386-1_slack9.0.tgz

Slackware 9.1 package:
a23619b1d9a4277823c133e02c2e17dd  bind-9.4.3_P4-i486-1_slack9.1.tgz

Slackware 10.0 package:
41c019668b1cd93d4990c1c0a37871f3  bind-9.4.3_P4-i486-1_slack10.0.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
571af94b9ca6fa6270002a4ac2efd1a5  bind-9.4.3_P4-i486-1_slack10.1.tgz

Slackware 10.2 package:
9c0ebc0c1f17e3eb0bf3a34f748f6bea  bind-9.4.3_P4-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz

Slackware 11.0 package:
4ab62ea68d43b85446590208530e6083  bind-9.4.3_P4-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz

Slackware 12.0 package:
05f4975b7915f38064772a5f8e32efac  bind-9.4.3_P4-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 package:
7ae7259553108750e56bac592230d714  bind-9.4.3_P4-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
94a40d14be8c76829d302d4e8b399ded  bind-9.4.3_P4-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package:
0ec5ee211c88e64d2db7406d37a76cde  bind-9.4.3_P4-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
0889c8db7e6988809d52465cd60727fd  bind-9.4.3_P4-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
cda70d71d2fbc98338b5e7852b63abee  bind-9.4.3_P4-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
f3b06522e828788b40d3811910ba272f  bind-9.4.3_P4-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg bind-9.4.3_P4-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Then, restart BIND.


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