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A bind security update has been released for Slackware 15.0, and -current.

bind (SSA:2023-264-01)

bind (SSA:2023-264-01)

New bind packages are available for Slackware 15.0, and -current to
fix security issues.

Here are the details from the Slackware 15.0 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/bind-9.16.44-i586-1_slack15.0.txz: Upgraded.
This update fixes bugs and a security issue:
Limit the amount of recursion that can be performed by isccc_cc_fromwire.
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
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Updated package for Slackware 15.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 15.0:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 15.0 package:
eaa6cd04c7f964163ec2d650aa0a51c0 bind-9.16.44-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 15.0 package:
b7aaa63593db2c829b4380da903bf54e bind-9.16.44-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
61af61d881473d539452e0df1819cd28 n/bind-9.18.19-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
59f1a3aaf0a5c38d2d616c5ac7a95ac3 n/bind-9.18.19-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg bind-9.16.44-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Then, restart the name server:

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


Slackware Linux Security Team