Important CentOS bind Security Update

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bind-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.i386.rpm, bind-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.src.rpm, bind-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.x86_64.rpm, bind-chroot-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.i386.rpm, bind-chroot-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.x86_64.rpm, bind-devel-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.i386.rpm, bind-devel-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.x86_64.rpm, bind-libbind-devel-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.i386.rpm, bind-libbind-devel-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.x86_64.rpm, bind-libs-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.i386.rpm, bind-libs-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.x86_64.rpm, bind-sdb-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.i386.rpm, bind-sdb-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.x86_64.rpm, bind-utils-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.i386.rpm, bind-utils-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.x86_64.rpm, caching-nameserver-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.i386.rpm, caching-nameserver-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.x86_64.rpm
CVE-2015-8000
rhn.redhat.com, lists.centos.org
2015-12-16
2017-07-27 19:10
ALAS-2015-631
Important CentOS bind Security Update
Important CentOS bind97 Security Update
CVE-2015-8000 bind9
CVE-2015-8000
2017-04-01 19:09
2017-01-05 20:13

Description


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

Red Hat Product Security 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 denial of service flaw was found in the way BIND processed certain
records with malformed class attributes. A remote attacker could use this
flaw to send a query to request a cached record with a malformed class
attribute that would cause named functioning as an authoritative or
recursive server to crash. (CVE-2015-8000)

Note: This issue affects authoritative servers as well as recursive
servers, however authoritative servers are at limited risk if they perform
authentication when making recursive queries to resolve addresses for
servers listed in NS RRSETs.

Red Hat would like to thank ISC for reporting this issue.

All bind users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to 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 bind bind-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.i386.rpm
bind bind-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.src.rpm
bind bind-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.x86_64.rpm
bind-chroot bind-chroot-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.i386.rpm
bind-chroot bind-chroot-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.x86_64.rpm
bind-devel bind-devel-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.i386.rpm
bind-devel bind-devel-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.x86_64.rpm
bind-libbind-devel bind-libbind-devel-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.i386.rpm
bind-libbind-devel bind-libbind-devel-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.x86_64.rpm
bind-libs bind-libs-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.i386.rpm
bind-libs bind-libs-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.x86_64.rpm
bind-sdb bind-sdb-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.i386.rpm
bind-sdb bind-sdb-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.x86_64.rpm
bind-utils bind-utils-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.i386.rpm
bind-utils bind-utils-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.x86_64.rpm
caching-nameserver caching-nameserver-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.i386.rpm
caching-nameserver caching-nameserver-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.5.x86_64.rpm