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Security update for bind9


(Last modified: 26JAN2007)

solutions Security update for bind9 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (1906b69f138f410028362737dc020b6c)

Applies to

Package: bind9
Product(s): SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
Patch: patch-11411
Release: 20070126
Obsoletes: none


Install this update.



Problem description

Two security problems were fixed in the ISC BIND nameserver version 9.3.4, which are addressed by this security update.
CVE-2007-0493: If recursion is enabled, a remote attacker can dereference a freed fetch context causing the daemon to abort / crash.
CVE-2007-0494: By sending specific DNS query responses with multiple RRSETS attackers could cause BIND to exit abnormally.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh bind9.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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