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From: Slackware Security Team <>
Subject: [slackware-security] bind (SSA:2016-308-02)
Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2016 20:35:01 -0700 (PDT)
Hash: SHA1

[slackware-security]  bind (SSA:2016-308-02)

New bind packages are available for Slackware 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, 14.0, 14.1,
14.2, and -current to fix a security issue.

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/bind-9.10.4_P4-i586-1_slack14.2.txz:  Upgraded.
  This update fixes a denial-of-service vulnerability.  A defect in BIND's
  handling of responses containing a DNAME answer can cause a resolver to exit
  after encountering an assertion failure in db.c or resolver.c.  A server
  encountering either of these error conditions will stop, resulting in denial
  of service to clients.  The risk to authoritative servers is minimal;
  recursive servers are chiefly at risk.
  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 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 14.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:

Updated package for Slackware 14.2:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 13.0 package:
6c5680df55c73a3ed8872388d7d4ce19  bind-9.9.9_P4-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
6f31d0fa31c0897a7fd6aecb0c7b24c5  bind-9.9.9_P4-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package:
b9676fa27af03e39528bfe94d17bb574  bind-9.9.9_P4-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
ccc88b401af52b08059cc8e3d23a61fe  bind-9.9.9_P4-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware 13.37 package:
42dd3b43b2c6a9861ba0f4fc14cb0570  bind-9.9.9_P4-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 package:
c022504429f61d9cd7aed1898b0f8ecf  bind-9.9.9_P4-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware 14.0 package:
83c516eee6f7358e05a33b10ee845575  bind-9.9.9_P4-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
65fd4ccbbe74a16ba10857445e905477  bind-9.9.9_P4-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
a0297c32ef1fe877f88dded1fb1b7606  bind-9.9.9_P4-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
2d8ec39c6160ca81c1c14cef5de8291f  bind-9.9.9_P4-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware 14.2 package:
61121f87e562e79d357d93da92170140  bind-9.10.4_P4-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
118b85c324ca6a3bc959f0a87c7f8272  bind-9.10.4_P4-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
1ebffc3c7f1f5d229469a0bebd9ce94a  n/bind-9.10.4_P4-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
1bd818469fb848bcf489bdf90d4ea960  n/bind-9.10.4_P4-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg bind-9.10.4_P4-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Then, restart the name server:
# /etc/rc.d/rc.bind restart


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