Important CentOS bind97 Update

Metadata

high
7.8
bind97-9.7.0-10.P2.el5_8.2.i386.rpm, bind97-9.7.0-10.P2.el5_8.2.src.rpm, bind97-9.7.0-10.P2.el5_8.2.x86_64.rpm, bind97-chroot-9.7.0-10.P2.el5_8.2.i386.rpm, bind97-chroot-9.7.0-10.P2.el5_8.2.x86_64.rpm, bind97-devel-9.7.0-10.P2.el5_8.2.i386.rpm, bind97-devel-9.7.0-10.P2.el5_8.2.x86_64.rpm, bind97-libs-9.7.0-10.P2.el5_8.2.i386.rpm, bind97-libs-9.7.0-10.P2.el5_8.2.x86_64.rpm, bind97-utils-9.7.0-10.P2.el5_8.2.i386.rpm, bind97-utils-9.7.0-10.P2.el5_8.2.x86_64.rpm
CVE-2012-3817
rhn.redhat.com, lists.centos.org
2012-07-31
2017-07-27 19:03
ALAS-2012-113
CVE-2012-3817 isc-dhcp
CVE-2012-3817 bind9
CVE-2012-3817
2017-04-01 19:06
2017-01-05 20:10

Description


Updated bind97 packages that fix one security issue are now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the
CVE link in the References section.

The Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND) is an implementation of the Domain
Name System (DNS) protocols. BIND includes a DNS server (named); a resolver
library (routines for applications to use when interfacing with DNS); and
tools for verifying that the DNS server is operating correctly.

An uninitialized data structure use flaw was found in BIND when DNSSEC
validation was enabled. A remote attacker able to send a large number of
queries to a DNSSEC validating BIND resolver could use this flaw to cause
it to exit unexpectedly with an assertion failure. (CVE-2012-3817)

Users of bind97 are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
correct this issue. After installing the update, the BIND daemon (named)
will be restarted automatically.
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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
5 bind97 bind97-9.7.0-10.P2.el5_8.2.i386.rpm
bind97 bind97-9.7.0-10.P2.el5_8.2.src.rpm
bind97 bind97-9.7.0-10.P2.el5_8.2.x86_64.rpm
bind97-chroot bind97-chroot-9.7.0-10.P2.el5_8.2.i386.rpm
bind97-chroot bind97-chroot-9.7.0-10.P2.el5_8.2.x86_64.rpm
bind97-devel bind97-devel-9.7.0-10.P2.el5_8.2.i386.rpm
bind97-devel bind97-devel-9.7.0-10.P2.el5_8.2.x86_64.rpm
bind97-libs bind97-libs-9.7.0-10.P2.el5_8.2.i386.rpm
bind97-libs bind97-libs-9.7.0-10.P2.el5_8.2.x86_64.rpm
bind97-utils bind97-utils-9.7.0-10.P2.el5_8.2.i386.rpm
bind97-utils bind97-utils-9.7.0-10.P2.el5_8.2.x86_64.rpm