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RHSA-2012:1363: bind security update

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RHSA-2012:1363: bind security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
10/10/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/16/2012
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND) is an implementation of theDomain Name System (DNS) protocols. BIND includes a DNS server (named); aresolver library (routines for applications to use when interfacing withDNS); and tools for verifying that the DNS server is operating correctly.A flaw was found in the way BIND handled certain combinations of resourcerecords. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause a recursiveresolver, or an authoritative server in certain configurations, to lockup.(CVE-2012-5166)Users of bind are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, whichcorrect 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-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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