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From: Slackware Security Team <>
Subject: [slackware-security] bind (SSA:2009-210-01)
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2009 22:52:55 -0700 (PDT)
Hash: SHA1

[slackware-security]  bind (SSA:2009-210-01)

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, and -current to fix a security issue.

More details about this issue may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

ISC has published an announcement here:

And CERT has published an advisory here:

Here are the details from the Slackware 12.2 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/bind-9.4.3_P3-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz:  Upgraded.
  This BIND update fixes a security problem where a specially crafted
  dynamic update message packet will cause named to exit resulting in
  a denial of service.
  An active remote exploit is in wide circulation at this time.
  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 -current:

Updated package for Slackware64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 8.1 package:
a80dcb15eb2b64cbbb74094a14cf43ce  bind-9.4.3_P3-i386-1_slack8.1.tgz

Slackware 9.0 package:
5f076dd18643481aa7ac05d0e5f842c9  bind-9.4.3_P3-i386-1_slack9.0.tgz

Slackware 9.1 package:
d6c317bc01909ffd59b27510a3d3e00a  bind-9.4.3_P3-i486-1_slack9.1.tgz

Slackware 10.0 package:
31d34b00234299cb43adc06a8e5f0ea5  bind-9.4.3_P3-i486-1_slack10.0.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
5c52f3896416ff260eedbf625db2f0a0  bind-9.4.3_P3-i486-1_slack10.1.tgz

Slackware 10.2 package:
cc4a9d222077cc66ef42f46b94ef999b  bind-9.4.3_P3-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz

Slackware 11.0 package:
a7eae43c7dbacb05ca5b5968926713da  bind-9.4.3_P3-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz

Slackware 12.0 package:
c52604266a652e08173ace69c8676775  bind-9.4.3_P3-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 package:
dc2c7ee229176f17159a36b426eb76b7  bind-9.4.3_P3-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
0a438a7403bd82d331f1484a73f6b92b  bind-9.4.3_P3-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware -current package:
a3c9df7a63ca906aab873ab1c75b797d  bind-9.4.3_P3-i486-1.txz

Slackware64 -current package:
17910d0674e4fbf9d364a599a86a8ab6  bind-9.4.3_P3-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg bind-9.4.3_P3-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Then, restart bind:

/etc/rc.d/rc.bind restart


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