bind DoS (SSA:2006-257-01)
Posted on: 09/15/2006 10:00 AM

New bind packages are available for Slackware 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, and -current to fix a Denial of Service issue.

More details about this issue may be found in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4095
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4096

As well as here:
http://www.isc.org/sw/bind/bind-security.php

There are no known active exploits at this time.

Here are the details from the Slackware 10.2 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/bind-9.3.2_P1-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz:
Upgraded to bind-9.3.2_P1.
This update addresses a denial of service vulnerability.
BIND's CHANGES file says this:
2066. [security] Handle SIG queries gracefully. [RT #16300]
The best discussion I've found is in FreeBSD's advisory, so here's a link:
http://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-06:20.bind.asc
Also, fixed some missing man pages. (noticed by Xavier Thomassin -- thanks)
(* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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HINT: Getting slow download speeds from ftp.slackware.com?
Give slackware.osuosl.org a try. This is another primary FTP site
for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading
from ftp.slackware.com.

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

Also see the "Get Slack" section on http://slackware.com for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 9.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.0/patches/packages/bind-9.2.6_P1-i386-1_slack9.0.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.1/patches/packages/bind-9.2.6_P1-i486-2_slack9.1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/bind-9.2.6_P1-i486-1_slack10.0.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.1/patches/packages/bind-9.3.2_P1-i486-1_slack10.1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.2/patches/packages/bind-9.3.2_P1-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/bind-9.3.2_P1-i486-1.tgz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 9.0 package:
641cce9a50667d49df3d67add0ff76ff bind-9.2.6_P1-i386-1_slack9.0.tgz

Slackware 9.1 package:
29f41cfd25b2b1fdf333f88c4e652ec3 bind-9.2.6_P1-i486-2_slack9.1.tgz

Slackware 10.0 package:
6fc49bad0cd810133d1f54e42dd17b29 bind-9.2.6_P1-i486-1_slack10.0.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
9d298ea5cfab7f088d238386a288c640 bind-9.3.2_P1-i486-1_slack10.1.tgz

Slackware 10.2 package:
f01ac09880f628674e8520738e1b45cf bind-9.3.2_P1-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz

Slackware -current package:
0aac4c9eed155d6fe2e85bfdd13572ee bind-9.3.2_P1-i486-1.tgz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the packages as root:
# upgradepkg bind-9.3.2_P1-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz

Restart named:

sh /etc/rc.d/rc.bind restart


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Slackware Linux Security Team
http://slackware.com/gpg-key
security@slackware.com


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