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Package name bind
Date November 10th, 2000
Advisory ID MDKSA-2000:067
Affected versions 6.0, 6.1, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2
Synopsis Updated bind packages fix improper handling of compressed zone transfers

Problem Description

A vulnerability exists with the bind nameserver dealing with compressed
zone transfers. This vulnerability can be exploited by authorized zone
transfers and used in a DoS attack. The named daemon will crash if it
receives this type of zone transfer from an authorized source address.
The crash is not necessarily immediate, but can range from a few
seconds to a few minutes from the time of the attack.

This new version of bind also fixes a bug in the handling of the
compression pointer tables which can result in the nameserver entering
an infinite loop. This bug has been known to occur in the standard
processing of SRV records used with Windows 2000 Active Directory.

All Linux-Mandrake users are encouraged to upgrade bind immediately.

Updated Packages

Mandrakelinux 6.0

 63dece5bdf5b364f1fa351e99b0f1d81  6.0/RPMS/bind-8.2.2P7-1.3mdk.i586.rpm
b5e4d0be74821ebad82e00203368d0c4  6.0/RPMS/bind-devel-8.2.2P7-1.3mdk.i586.rpm
f572a381a78d15dd6cbcf0c7ba1e4b20  6.0/RPMS/bind-utils-8.2.2P7-1.3mdk.i586.rpm
922dadf7f9d09d48afd2e1ef2658e0e7  6.0/SRPMS/bind-8.2.2P7-1.3mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 6.1

 31b80e93983509ba700ab423e8cba86a  6.1/RPMS/bind-8.2.2P7-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
898dd6be66648c4a007591a568097130  6.1/RPMS/bind-devel-8.2.2P7-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
0c8c6d9e4e94decba62997bf43d93c2a  6.1/RPMS/bind-utils-8.2.2P7-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
3110dac2e15492e6c3e4009f719258f2  6.1/SRPMS/bind-8.2.2P7-1.2mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 7.0

 fe688f3c19b1afcce778c73a7a97d67f  7.0/RPMS/bind-8.2.2P7-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
68fc750e802551320228fa1281022e8f  7.0/RPMS/bind-devel-8.2.2P7-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
b72061807b819d2082212b84268c36f5  7.0/RPMS/bind-utils-8.2.2P7-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
3110dac2e15492e6c3e4009f719258f2  7.0/SRPMS/bind-8.2.2P7-1.2mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 7.1

 bd4a43d343905dd7a8215d317dbf9f95  7.1/RPMS/bind-8.2.2P7-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
3bf767d061fa107714e94d75f4051329  7.1/RPMS/bind-devel-8.2.2P7-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
f07e98667ef5097a08ae3048566ea6ec  7.1/RPMS/bind-utils-8.2.2P7-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
3110dac2e15492e6c3e4009f719258f2  7.1/SRPMS/bind-8.2.2P7-1.2mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 7.2

 96658c404d75cbc2c7457c8d73c41d44  7.2/RPMS/bind-8.2.2P7-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
3ca7e6ae919a1c9a58f96b9a383e92db  7.2/RPMS/bind-devel-8.2.2P7-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
6058c36736a1e6b492d7583aac1be82f  7.2/RPMS/bind-utils-8.2.2P7-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
85c69a0d1977677f60953d0d989440bb  7.2/SRPMS/bind-8.2.2P7-1.1mdk.src.rpm


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                rpm --checksig package.rpm

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