bind (SSA:2010-350-01) update for Slackware  

Posted by Daniela Mehler

A bind security update has been released for Slackware Linux

New bind packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2,
11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, and -current to fix security issues that
could allow attackers to successfully query private DNS records, or cause a
denial of service.

Here are the details from the Slackware 13.1 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/bind-9.4_ESV_R4-i486-1_slack13.1.txz: Upgraded.
This update fixes some security issues.
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

HINT: Getting slow download speeds from
Give a try. This is another primary FTP site
for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading
directly from

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
( for donating additional 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 8.1:

Updated package for Slackware 9.0:

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:

Updated package for Slackware 10.1:

Updated package for Slackware 10.2:

Updated package for Slackware 11.0:

Updated package for Slackware 12.0:

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 -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 8.1 package:
c6558b863b2c06bd860788d2e063d6b1 bind-9.4_ESV_R4-i386-1_slack8.1.tgz

Slackware 9.0 package:
b8017dc56859c7ea12878fd55a139914 bind-9.4_ESV_R4-i386-1_slack9.0.tgz

Slackware 9.1 package:
1c2a32a60d4f2930040d9eb2ff01298c bind-9.4_ESV_R4-i486-1_slack9.1.tgz

Slackware 10.0 package:
07227e76140a50a530b264ceb2209f80 bind-9.4_ESV_R4-i486-1_slack10.0.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
842d8a7d2fcba797ba4a0c4b304ebec0 bind-9.4_ESV_R4-i486-1_slack10.1.tgz

Slackware 10.2 package:
07373bf15e27335132bc8c17690134df bind-9.4_ESV_R4-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz

Slackware 11.0 package:
aca01fb99555ccffaa08294f4be13772 bind-9.4_ESV_R4-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz

Slackware 12.0 package:
621703e39b34d091e65084a9c80ac015 bind-9.4_ESV_R4-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 package:
57664e1beb3b046949fadf4fa48dec8d bind-9.4_ESV_R4-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
74e1feb7ae425e4f8072cf125f25172f bind-9.4_ESV_R4-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package:
eaa9031813f824f93d532a0134b8d6f1 bind-9.4_ESV_R4-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
7dce1ab33c6cff13b7be0e95cd72da7a bind-9.4_ESV_R4-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package:
c200ff5446cbdbf0ccabdd3b0b085ae4 bind-9.4_ESV_R4-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
3c49a4f64373cf3c47a4c3ef4e2ac159 bind-9.4_ESV_R4-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware -current package:
c62f701d512980604924dd8b1c022283 bind-9.7.2_P3-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
bc32cc42a4dffd1eed0c0a60a52eb147 bind-9.7.2_P3-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg bind-9.4_ESV_R4-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Then, restart the name server:

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


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