Originally Published: Sunday, 4 June 2000 Author: Derrick H. Lewis
Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

Linux-Mandrake Security Update: bind

By default bind is launched as user and group root. This setting can give the possibility to easily exploit vulnerabities in bind.

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Linux-Mandrake Security Update

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Package: bind

Affected versions: 6.1 7.0

Problem: By default bind is launched as user and group root. This setting can give the possibility to easily exploit vulnerabities in bind. Thanks to Nicolas MONNET for his contribution.

Please upgrade to:

package: 6.1/RPMS/bind-8.2.2P5-6mdk.i586.rpm

package:6.1/RPMS/bind-devel-8.2.2P5-6mdk.i586.rpm

package:6.1/RPMS/bind-utils-8.2.2P5-6mdk.i586.rpm

source: 6.1/SRPMS/bind-8.2.2P5-6mdk.src.rpm

package:7.0/RPMS/bind-8.2.2P5-6mdk.i586.rpm

package:7.0/RPMS/bind-devel-8.2.2P5-6mdk.i586.rpm

package:7.0/RPMS/bind-utils-8.2.2P5-6mdk.i586.rpm

source: 7.0/SRPMS/bind-8.2.2P5-6mdk.src.rpm

To upgrade automatically, use MandrakeUpdate . If you want to upgrade manually, download the updated package from one of our FTP server mirrors and uprade with "rpm -Uvh package_name". All mirrors are listed on http://www.mandrake.com/en/ftp.php3 Updated packages are available in the "updates/" directory.

For example, if you are looking for an updated RPM package for Mandrake 7.0, look for it in: updates/7.0/RPMS/





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