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CentOS Update for bind97 CESA-2011:0845 centos5 i386

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

11 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'bind97' package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND) is an implementation of the Domain Name System (DNS) protocols. BIND includes a DNS server (named), a resolver library (routines for applications to use when interfacing with DNS), and tools for verifying that the DNS server is operating correctly. An off-by-one flaw was found in the way BIND processed negative responses with large resource record sets (RRSets). An attacker able to send recursive queries to a BIND server that is configured as a caching resolver could use this flaw to cause named to exit with an assertion failure. (CVE-2011-1910) All BIND users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve this issue. After installing the update, the BIND daemon (named) will be restarted automatically.

Affected Software

Affected Software

bind97 on CentOS 5

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated packages.

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