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SuSE Security Announcement - bind
  • From: marc@xxxxxxx (Marc Heuse)
  • Date: Mon Nov 15 16:49:43 1999
  • Message-id: <19991115164943.7BA5B67BA@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>




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______________________________________________________________________________

                        SuSE Security Announcement

        Package: bind8 < 8.2.2p2 + bind4 < 4.9.7-REL
        Date:    Fri, 12 Nov 1999 01:56:04 GMT

        Affected SuSE versions: all
        Vulnerability Type:     remote root compromise, denial of service
        SuSE default package:   yes (not activated by default)
        Other affected systems: all unix systems using bind8
______________________________________________________________________________

A security hole was discovered in the package mentioned above.
Please update as soon as possible or disable the service if you are using
this software on your SuSE Linux installation(s).

Other Linux distributions or operating systems might be affected as
well, please contact your vendor for information about this issue.

Please note, that that we provide this information on "as-is" basis only.
There is no warranty whatsoever and no liability for any direct, indirect or
incidental damage arising from this information or the installation of
the update package.
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1. Problem Description

  Several vulnerabilities were found within bind4 and bind8.

2. Impact

  All bind4 and bind8 versions can be crashed in certain circumstances.
  bind8 8.2 until 8.2.1 can be compromised remotely through a buffer
  overflow.

3. Solution

  Updated the package from our FTP server.
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Please verify these md5 checksums of the updates before installing:
(For SuSE 6.0, please use the 6.1 updates)

76afbb91c001880687e47f4dc0404807  ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/axp/update/6.1/n1/bind8-8.2.2-8.alpha.rpm
a5f453329a023221476143956cf11b2d  ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/axp/update/6.1/n1/bindutil-8.2.2-8.alpha.rpm
f510a224c9f45014853c128bb0f0d0da  ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/5.3/n1/bind-4.9.7-101.i386.rpm
1e6234a05cbe7dd3c4e207743d3b4f6f  ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/5.3/n1/bind8-8.2.2-8.i386.rpm
036fbc51c9902f7fe5cba1db5ef171e0  ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/5.3/n1/bindutil-8.2.2-8.i386.rpm
bca65a23d1e6ffe284956549e8eda731  ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/6.1/n1/bind-4.9.7-101.i386.rpm
d0bb5a9d2e4a0bb918856681828d677a  ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/6.1/n1/bind8-8.2.2-8.i386.rpm
23a77b3103ce7cae0003d632a228ce87  ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/6.1/n1/bindutil-8.2.2-8.i386.rpm
3a69c1344e970d1edb580420614d052f  ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/6.2/n1/bind-4.9.7-101.i386.rpm
e621dff7568fc5a6933e19df40283d0a  ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/6.2/n1/bind8-8.2.2-8.i386.rpm
e3c23546e73f3cffeea662c9de953d99  ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/6.2/n1/bindutil-8.2.2-8.i386.rpm
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You can find updates on our ftp-Server:

  ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update for Intel processors
  ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/axp/update  for Alpha processors

or try the following web pages for a list of mirrors:
  http://www.suse.de/ftp.html
  http://www.suse.com/ftp_new.html

Our webpage for patches:
  http://www.suse.de/patches/index.html

Our webpage for security announcements:
  http://www.suse.de/security

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact
  security@xxxxxxx
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SuSE has got two free security mailing list services to which any
interested party may subscribe:

use-security@xxxxxxxx          - moderated and for general/linux/SuSE
                                  security discussions. All SuSE security
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_____________________________________________________________________________

  This information is provided freely to everyone interested and may
  be redistributed provided that it is not altered in any way.

Type Bits/KeyID    Date       User ID
pub  2048/3D25D3D9 1999/03/06 SuSE Security Team <security@xxxxxxx>

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