Important: bind

2012-12-07T09:28:00
ID ALAS-2012-146
Type amazon
Reporter Amazon
Modified 2012-12-07T09:28:00

Description

Issue Overview:

A flaw was found in the DNS64 implementation in BIND. If a remote attacker sent a specially-crafted query to a named server, named could exit unexpectedly with an assertion failure. Note that DNS64 support is not enabled by default. (CVE-2012-5688 __)

Affected Packages:

bind

Issue Correction:
Run yum update bind to update your system.

New Packages:

i686:  
    bind-chroot-9.8.2-0.10.rc1.26.amzn1.i686  
    bind-devel-9.8.2-0.10.rc1.26.amzn1.i686  
    bind-sdb-9.8.2-0.10.rc1.26.amzn1.i686  
    bind-utils-9.8.2-0.10.rc1.26.amzn1.i686  
    bind-9.8.2-0.10.rc1.26.amzn1.i686  
    bind-libs-9.8.2-0.10.rc1.26.amzn1.i686  
    bind-debuginfo-9.8.2-0.10.rc1.26.amzn1.i686

src:  
    bind-9.8.2-0.10.rc1.26.amzn1.src

x86_64:  
    bind-debuginfo-9.8.2-0.10.rc1.26.amzn1.x86_64  
    bind-sdb-9.8.2-0.10.rc1.26.amzn1.x86_64  
    bind-libs-9.8.2-0.10.rc1.26.amzn1.x86_64  
    bind-chroot-9.8.2-0.10.rc1.26.amzn1.x86_64  
    bind-utils-9.8.2-0.10.rc1.26.amzn1.x86_64  
    bind-devel-9.8.2-0.10.rc1.26.amzn1.x86_64  
    bind-9.8.2-0.10.rc1.26.amzn1.x86_64