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Security update for bind,bind-devel,bind-utils

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(Last modified: 31JUL2007)


solutions Security update for bind, bind-devel, bind-utils SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (9661e828c0e56d3297ed6fc60453d1e7)

Applies to

Package: bind
bind-libs
bind-utils
bind-devel
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for x86
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IPF
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for X86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 3976
Release: 20070731
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using bind DNS should install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

The bind nameserver generates predictable DNS query IDs. This could be abused by remote attackers to perform DNS poisoning attacks (CVE-2007-2926).

Solution

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 bind.rpm bind-libs.rpm bind-utils.rpm bind-devel.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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