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Security update for bind


(Last modified: 16NOV2007)

solutions Security update for bind SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (5c5ee08252e92d17b4958c5a386285b6)

Applies to

Package: bind
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Open Enterprise Server
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-11717
Release: 20071116
Obsoletes: none


version update because of end of maintenance of bind 9.2.x plus a security fix


Problem description

  • CVE-2007-2926, cryptographically weak query ids [RT #16915]. Applied fix extracted from 9.2.8-P1 version.
  • version update to 9.3.x because ISC will no longer maintain version 9.2.x


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 -Fhv bind.rpm bind-devel.rpm bind-utils.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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