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RHSA-2011:1459: bind97 security update

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RHSA-2011:1459: bind97 security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/29/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/01/2011
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.A flaw was discovered in the way BIND handled certain DNS queries, whichcaused it to cache an invalid record. A remote attacker could use thisflaw to send repeated queries for this invalid record, causing theresolvers to exit unexpectedly due to a failed assertion. (CVE-2011-4313)Users of bind97 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-bind97
  • redhat-upgrade-bind97-chroot
  • redhat-upgrade-bind97-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-bind97-libs
  • redhat-upgrade-bind97-utils

References

  • redhat-upgrade-bind97
  • redhat-upgrade-bind97-chroot
  • redhat-upgrade-bind97-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-bind97-libs
  • redhat-upgrade-bind97-utils

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