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RE: [suse-security] bind8 security question
  • From: Roman Drahtmueller <draht@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2002 14:00:30 +0200 (MEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0206101359480.2749-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Moinsen
>
> > I am running BIND 8.2.3 on a production SuSE 6.4 box and want
> > to know whether upgrading to 8.3.1 as recommended by the ISC
> > ('due to certain security vulnerabilities in previous
> > versions') is going to cause problems ... ?
>
> You should Update your BIND as often as possible out of the sources
> avaiable at http://www.isc.org/. You should also consider updating
> your BIND to 9.x and running it in a chroot'ed environment for
> more secure operation.
>
> > .. or do SuSE intend providing an updated BIND8 rpm for 6.4 ?
>
> For sure... LOL ;)
>

What do you laugh about?

Use the latest bind8 packages in the update directory on the ftp server
for your respective distribution, and you're on the safe side.

Thanks,
Roman.
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