ID SSA-2012-257-01
Type slackware
Reporter Slackware Linux Project
Modified 2012-09-13T21:29:15


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