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


(Last modified: 31JUL2007)

solutions Security update for bind, bind-devel, bind-utils SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (b90103f8211b22803a126a1781f9c870)

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-11664
Release: 20070731
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using bind DNS should install this update.



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).


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

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

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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