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Security update for bind

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solutions Security update for bind SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (a6bb1e1a3cb4c8078c6aaa2016397daf)

Applies to

Package: bind
Product(s): SUSE SLES 10 for x86
SUSE SLES 10 for IPF
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM POWER
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE SLES 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T

Release: 20060905
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone providing the bind service to untrusted parties should install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Description

This update fixes two vulnerabilities in bind that allow a remote attacker to trigger a denial-of-service attack. (VU#697164 - BIND INSIST failure due to excessive recursive queries, VU#915404 - BIND assertion failure during SIG query processing)

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

links to download packages

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