Slackware: 2011-147-01: bind: Security Update
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Slackware New bind packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, 11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, and -current to fix security issues. [More Info...]
[slackware-security]  bind (SSA:2011-147-01)

New bind packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2,
11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, and -current to fix security issues.

Here are the details from the Slackware 13.37 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/bind-9.7.3_P1-i486-1_slack13.37.txz:  Upgraded.
  This release fixes security issues:
     * A large RRSET from a remote authoritative server that results in
       the recursive resolver trying to negatively cache the response can
       hit an off by one code error in named, resulting in named crashing.
       [RT #24650] [CVE-2011-1910]
     * Zones that have a DS record in the parent zone but are also listed
       in a DLV and won't validate without DLV could fail to validate. [RT
  For more information, see:
  (* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

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Give a try.  This is another primary FTP site
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directly from

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
( for donating additional FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project!  :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 8.1:

Updated package for Slackware 9.0:

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:

Updated package for Slackware 10.1:

Updated package for Slackware 10.2:

Updated package for Slackware 11.0:

Updated package for Slackware 12.0:

Updated package for Slackware 12.1:

Updated package for Slackware 12.2:

Updated package for Slackware 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware 13.37:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.37:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 8.1 package:
8aa76355e5ce1432688a18f2fe354533  bind-9.4_ESV_R4_P1-i386-1_slack8.1.tgz

Slackware 9.0 package:
8ef7d9bd5dab0da250a505c4e5836095  bind-9.4_ESV_R4_P1-i386-1_slack9.0.tgz

Slackware 9.1 package:
a85a3d84d502a4523259783636bd95d1  bind-9.4_ESV_R4_P1-i486-1_slack9.1.tgz

Slackware 10.0 package:
52ebf11a85312213a8aac6a7d47e7366  bind-9.4_ESV_R4_P1-i486-1_slack10.0.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
53f8132077bd77fb818b402030d10ff8  bind-9.4_ESV_R4_P1-i486-1_slack10.1.tgz

Slackware 10.2 package:
75f1f4be1eb53356bf0375d06cb94e8e  bind-9.4_ESV_R4_P1-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz

Slackware 11.0 package:
0064358785c0d118600d75a58005a944  bind-9.4_ESV_R4_P1-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz

Slackware 12.0 package:
152ca0eb0b0e1e16a3d4fc6de1b4fa11  bind-9.4_ESV_R4_P1-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 package:
6162c65c46f3e52de36c19d1ebe880d1  bind-9.4_ESV_R4_P1-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
82441358f2653c2b6c8feebe4274c8de  bind-9.4_ESV_R4_P1-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package:
697e60fcdf95e468a9c51beefc444992  bind-9.4_ESV_R4_P1-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
322abb43ddd20aabccaa2bfa2433aa9c  bind-9.4_ESV_R4_P1-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package:
d7d4386738483088b4ef6d6f72f18478  bind-9.4_ESV_R4_P1-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware 13.37 package:
98dccb44c9193d8e8392e28db9cdca5d  bind-9.7.3_P1-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
a7faea792671b6a60c7a386907b8e143  bind-9.4_ESV_R4_P1-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 package:
58c7dd0fc47d0e0eeeb2e6a3663a8507  bind-9.7.3_P1-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware -current package:
b720d39eee93e2681532a6db509c3fd8  n/bind-9.7.3_P1-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
9ffcbc127fb1bfa67b75b77ceba123a9  n/bind-9.7.3_P1-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg bind-9.7.3_P1-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Then, restart the name server:

# /etc/rc.d/rc.bind restart


Slackware Linux Security Team