Important CentOS bind Update


bind-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.i386.rpm, bind-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.src.rpm, bind-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.x86_64.rpm, bind-chroot-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.i386.rpm, bind-chroot-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.x86_64.rpm, bind-devel-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.i386.rpm, bind-devel-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.x86_64.rpm, bind-libbind-devel-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.i386.rpm, bind-libbind-devel-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.x86_64.rpm, bind-libs-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.i386.rpm, bind-libs-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.x86_64.rpm, bind-sdb-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.i386.rpm, bind-sdb-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.x86_64.rpm, bind-utils-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.i386.rpm, bind-utils-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.x86_64.rpm, caching-nameserver-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.i386.rpm, caching-nameserver-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.x86_64.rpm
2017-07-27 19:04
Important CentOS bind97 Update
CVE-2012-4244 isc-dhcp
CVE-2012-4244 bind9
2017-04-01 19:06
2017-01-05 20:10


Updated bind packages that fix one security issue and one bug 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.

A flaw was found in the way BIND handled resource records with a large
RDATA value. A malicious owner of a DNS domain could use this flaw to
create specially-crafted DNS resource records, that would cause a recursive
resolver or secondary server to exit unexpectedly with an assertion
failure. (CVE-2012-4244)

This update also fixes the following bug:

* The bind-chroot-admin script, executed when upgrading the bind-chroot
package, failed to correctly update the permissions of the
/var/named/chroot/etc/named.conf file. Depending on the permissions of the
file, this could have prevented named from starting after installing
package updates. With this update, bind-chroot-admin correctly updates the
permissions and ownership of the file. (BZ#857056)

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

Release Package Patched in
5 bind bind-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.i386.rpm
bind bind-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.src.rpm
bind bind-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.x86_64.rpm
bind-chroot bind-chroot-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.i386.rpm
bind-chroot bind-chroot-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.x86_64.rpm
bind-devel bind-devel-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.i386.rpm
bind-devel bind-devel-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.x86_64.rpm
bind-libbind-devel bind-libbind-devel-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.i386.rpm
bind-libbind-devel bind-libbind-devel-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.x86_64.rpm
bind-libs bind-libs-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.i386.rpm
bind-libs bind-libs-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.x86_64.rpm
bind-sdb bind-sdb-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.i386.rpm
bind-sdb bind-sdb-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.x86_64.rpm
bind-utils bind-utils-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.i386.rpm
bind-utils bind-utils-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.x86_64.rpm
caching-nameserver caching-nameserver-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.i386.rpm
caching-nameserver caching-nameserver-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4.x86_64.rpm