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(Last modified: 26JAN2007)


solutions Security update for bind SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (ebd0655e8b4230a45daa0865dc0cd57a)

Applies to

Package: bind
bind-libs
bind-devel
bind-utils
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE SLED 10 for x86
SUSE SLED 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
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
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-11412
Release: 20070126
Obsoletes: 471358106621ae64666fb96d88813881
5b5f9db2dacce6cab3b745f3c6f3efa5
5601813d23ce6bec904c8179130dc272

Indications

Install this update.

Contraindications

None.

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.

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-devel.rpm bind-utils.rpm

links to download packages

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Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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