bind (SSA:2012-257-01)
From: Slackware Security Team <>
Subject: [slackware-security] bind (SSA:2012-257-01)
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 21:29:15 -0700 (PDT)

Hash: SHA1

[slackware-security] bind (SSA:2012-257-01)

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

Here are the details from the Slackware 13.37 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/bind-9.7.6_P3-i486-1_slack13.37.txz: Upgraded.
This update fixes a security issue where named could crash on a specially
crafted record. [RT #30416]
(* 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 -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 12.1 package:
938f69331ed3a3b899a389b32c9146c2 bind-9.7.6_P3-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
c8298568f3ced83874a6249f4d6837e2 bind-9.7.6_P3-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package:
f2d5fe887610219c470dbeca820be1bd bind-9.7.6_P3-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
0bc9402be113069e2a739a9d67ce2e4a bind-9.7.6_P3-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package:
7a07e7258b644f9563ced540dfebde95 bind-9.7.6_P3-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
3bfac2cd06c9414f802e8196b01f5b0a bind-9.7.6_P3-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware 13.37 package:
d8bb47c0239269a4bc50abe239b08f17 bind-9.7.6_P3-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 package:
120ce7a68696d1328ee9ab0f23e370fc bind-9.7.6_P3-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware -current package:
b2b7ba05349ad9aa1ef8ebd110132d3e n/bind-9.9.1_P3-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
97b2b2ccbbc22e91c0a7451f4d25c1ae n/bind-9.9.1_P3-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg bind-9.7.6_P3-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Then, restart the name server:

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


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