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RHSA-2012:1267: bind security and bug fix update

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RHSA-2012:1267: bind security and bug fix update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
09/14/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/17/2012
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 found in the way BIND handled resource records with a largeRDATA value. A malicious owner of a DNS domain could use this flaw tocreate specially-crafted DNS resource records, that would cause a recursiveresolver or secondary server to exit unexpectedly with an assertionfailure. (CVE-2012-4244)This update also fixes the following bug:Users of bind are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, whichcorrect these issues. 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-libbind-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-bind-libs
  • redhat-upgrade-bind-sdb
  • redhat-upgrade-bind-utils
  • redhat-upgrade-caching-nameserver

References

  • redhat-upgrade-bind
  • redhat-upgrade-bind-chroot
  • redhat-upgrade-bind-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-bind-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-bind-libbind-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-bind-libs
  • redhat-upgrade-bind-sdb
  • redhat-upgrade-bind-utils
  • redhat-upgrade-caching-nameserver

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