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RHSA-2011:0845: bind security update

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RHSA-2011:0845: bind security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/31/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/02/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND) is an implementation of the DomainName System (DNS) protocols. BIND includes a DNS server (named); a resolverlibrary (routines for applications to use when interfacing with DNS); andtools for verifying that the DNS server is operating correctly.An off-by-one flaw was found in the way BIND processed negative responseswith large resource record sets (RRSets). An attacker able to sendrecursive queries to a BIND server that is configured as a cachingresolver could use this flaw to cause named to exit with an assertionfailure. (CVE-2011-1910)All BIND users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, whichresolve this issue. After installing the update, the BIND daemon (named)will be restarted automatically.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-bind
  • redhat-upgrade-bind-chroot
  • redhat-upgrade-bind-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-bind-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-bind-libs
  • redhat-upgrade-bind-sdb
  • redhat-upgrade-bind-utils
  • redhat-upgrade-bind97
  • redhat-upgrade-bind97-chroot
  • redhat-upgrade-bind97-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-bind97-libs
  • redhat-upgrade-bind97-utils

References

  • redhat-upgrade-bind
  • redhat-upgrade-bind-chroot
  • redhat-upgrade-bind-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-bind-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-bind-libs
  • redhat-upgrade-bind-sdb
  • redhat-upgrade-bind-utils
  • redhat-upgrade-bind97
  • redhat-upgrade-bind97-chroot
  • redhat-upgrade-bind97-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-bind97-libs
  • redhat-upgrade-bind97-utils

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