bind (SSA:2012-284-01) for Slackware
Posted on: 10/11/2012 05:55 AM

New bind packages are available for Slackware 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, 14.0, and -current to fix a security issue

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.0 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/bind-9.9.1_P4-i486-1_slack14.0.txz: Upgraded.
This update fixes a security issue where a certain combination of records
in the RBT could cause named to hang while populating the additional
section of a response. [RT #31090]
(* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
( for donating 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 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 x86_64 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware 13.37:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.37:

Updated package for Slackware 14.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 12.1 package:
6495e00c9670abc583343ea9a0dd031e bind-9.7.6_P4-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
edfe59e933b1c4b3edbcdaac6a0ae50a bind-9.7.6_P4-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package:
d6e57c3ed0949b294bedcfdec8c23c6e bind-9.7.6_P4-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
589104baad05929814d3ed65b28e692b bind-9.7.6_P4-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package:
7e510942a3503addd2753636b081a028 bind-9.7.6_P4-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
f46c536963e98d1b5ed50e7f7d12918f bind-9.7.6_P4-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware 13.37 package:
5a2eabaa9125b1048cacceed3fc20609 bind-9.7.6_P4-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 package:
9cf37f8bd7623ce8550a95fc2f310d1a bind-9.7.6_P4-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware 14.0 package:
33255621e06a1e6684f5411d57a5b777 bind-9.9.1_P4-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
cc53beb9960d71468ec4b13f6701254a bind-9.9.1_P4-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
3b05ed629c335a98f18ab266c90169e1 n/bind-9.9.2-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
68a3911a3593e30d02f31b07f5ceb111 n/bind-9.9.2-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg bind-9.9.1_P4-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Then, restart the name server:

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


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