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Slackware alert SSA:2007-026-01 (bind)

From:  Slackware Security Team <>
Subject:  [slackware-security] bind (SSA:2007-026-01)
Date:  Fri, 26 Jan 2007 21:45:40 -0800 (PST)

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 [slackware-security] bind (SSA:2007-026-01) New bind packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, and 11.0 to fix denial of service security issues. Versions of bind-9.2.x older than bind-9.2.8, and versions of bind-9.3.x older than 9.3.4 can be made to crash with malformed local or remote data. More details about the issues may be found in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database: Here are the details from the Slackware 11.0 ChangeLog: +--------------------------+ patches/packages/bind-9.3.4-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz: Upgraded to bind-9.3.4. This update fixes two denial of service vulnerabilities where an attacker could crash the name server with specially crafted malformed data. For more information, see: (* Security fix *) +--------------------------+ Where to find the new packages: +-----------------------------+ HINT: Getting slow download speeds from Give a try. This is another primary FTP site for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading from Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab ( for donating additional FTP and rsync hosting to the Slackware project! :-) Also see the "Get Slack" section on for additional mirror sites near you. Updated package for Slackware 8.1: Updated package for Slackware 9.0: Updated package for Slackware 9.1: Updated package for Slackware 10.0: Updated package for Slackware 10.1: Updated package for Slackware 10.2: Updated package for Slackware 11.0: MD5 signatures: +-------------+ Slackware 8.1 package: 43e96e4850f6caf31a54ef40a9e43b30 bind-9.2.8-i386-1_slack8.1.tgz Slackware 9.0 package: e8d6fc775853a7ca8ede0384aef42df5 bind-9.2.8-i386-1_slack9.0.tgz Slackware 9.1 package: f51dec70ec4eb40b158d61fd896f3598 bind-9.2.8-i486-1_slack9.1.tgz Slackware 10.0 package: 69e8a58709fdf9b6640c9b580f2a3f02 bind-9.2.8-i486-1_slack10.0.tgz Slackware 10.1 package: 70a9bfb735c72244363a533bf045a866 bind-9.3.4-i486-1_slack10.1.tgz Slackware 10.2 package: 2415304d1eaabdb2ac11f431d9fa166c bind-9.3.4-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz Slackware 11.0 package: ced6de22bd753d4f005fb47ab933df88 bind-9.3.4-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz Installation instructions: +------------------------+ Upgrade the package as root: # upgradepkg bind-9.3.4-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz Restart the name server: # sh /etc/rc.d/rc.bind restart +-----+ Slackware Linux Security Team +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | To leave the slackware-security mailing list: | +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Send an email to with this text in the body of | | the email message: | | | | unsubscribe slackware-security | | | | You will get a confirmation message back containing instructions to | | complete the process. Please do not reply to this email address. | +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.6 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFFutrsakRjwEAQIjMRAknyAJ9vEGdZRDJvOD3KTsWG9hyEmsR3igCeNlBz TilkP09rafBxXBs23gWnt8E= =/ql+ -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

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