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From: Slackware Security Team <>
Subject: [slackware-security] bind (SSA:2011-224-01)
Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2011 17:34:14 -0700 (PDT)
Hash: SHA1

[slackware-security]  bind (SSA:2011-224-01)

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, 13.1, 13.37, and -current to fix security issues.

Here are the details from the Slackware 13.37 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/bind-9.7.4-i486-1_slack13.37.txz:  Upgraded.
  This BIND update addresses a couple of security issues:
  * named, set up to be a caching resolver, is vulnerable to a user
    querying a domain with very large resource record sets (RRSets)
    when trying to negatively cache the response. Due to an off-by-one
    error, caching the response could cause named to crash. [RT #24650]
  * Change #2912 (see CHANGES) exposed a latent bug in the DNS message
    processing code that could allow certain UPDATE requests to crash
    named. [RT #24777] [CVE-2011-2464]
  For more information, see:
  (* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
( for donating 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 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware 13.37:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.37:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 8.1 package:
dc89ecedef601f734fd45daa5bdcd7d9  bind-9.4_ESV_R5-i386-1_slack8.1.tgz

Slackware 9.0 package:
d3bfca586ce41793538cec589ec5e885  bind-9.4_ESV_R5-i386-1_slack9.0.tgz

Slackware 9.1 package:
f515e3b8a2b22e1ba39735951f384bfe  bind-9.4_ESV_R5-i486-1_slack9.1.tgz

Slackware 10.0 package:
baefa4932cef962cd911dc4d963f014e  bind-9.4_ESV_R5-i486-1_slack10.0.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
8dabc6e5022b1135a9ba8a0aca654233  bind-9.4_ESV_R5-i486-1_slack10.1.tgz

Slackware 10.2 package:
b956f174f5804d04afe9f922e6dce047  bind-9.4_ESV_R5-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz

Slackware 11.0 package:
71b7dea3e090840d319ee14bae47066e  bind-9.4_ESV_R5-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz

Slackware 12.0 package:
a62f276534e0528ff72e619fd6693a9c  bind-9.4_ESV_R5-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 package:
2687b1d88aa9098f8c2f17b0a2305922  bind-9.4_ESV_R5-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
400f63e3904f17878ffcfb708dc2441e  bind-9.4_ESV_R5-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package:
09ef7f2dc543effe1c6867403f577c31  bind-9.4_ESV_R5-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
54a40e83d4fbdc6ad5cb6a6f675c32a5  bind-9.4_ESV_R5-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package:
892a69decaf20b0fdbb3c26e350f4091  bind-9.4_ESV_R5-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
c0455392827bbab32f2f61efad86d306  bind-9.4_ESV_R5-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware 13.37 package:
dd9c61c7937d6962644f3ab3b6827e9c  bind-9.7.4-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 package:
5b1a647dbb9650dfcaf60e17c9de5c6b  bind-9.7.4-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware -current package:
8de3690d50448e07641ab56781809fb3  n/bind-9.7.4-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
052dc19a356df332d355581aa1d798f6  n/bind-9.7.4-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg bind-9.7.4-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Then, restart the name server:

# /etc/rc.d/rc.bind restart


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