Patch: BIND 8 vulnerability

A patch has been released to address a programming error in the BIND 8 DNS server which could "result in a DNS message being incorrectly cached as a negative response." This could lead to a denial of service against legitimate domain names.

For more information, go to:

EnGarde: http://www.linuxsecurity.com/advisories/engarde_advisory-3816.html

FreeBSD: ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/CERT/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-03:19.bind.asc

SuSE: http://www.suse.com/de/security/2003_47_bind8.html

Trustix: http://www.trustix.org/errata/misc/2003/TSL-2003-0044-bind.asc.txt

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