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CSSA-2002-SCO.16- Multiple Vulnerabilities in BIND

by Nikola Strahija on April 15th, 2002 This patch corrects several problems in earlier versions of BIND Version 8 which can result in security vulnerabilities of varying levels of severity. These vulnerabilities are described in CERT Advisory CA-2001-02. It is strongly recommended that users of BIND Version 8 upgrade to BIND Version 8.2.3-REL.

2. Vulnerable Supported Versions

System Files
UnixWare 7.1.1 /usr/lib/

3. Solution

The proper solution is to install the latest packages.

4. UnixWare 7.1.1

4.1 Location of Fixed Binaries

4.2 Verification

MD5 (ptf7705a.pkg.Z) = a1aaccb7a523c241c9380c7ea97d3398

md5 is available for download from

4.3 Installing Fixed Binaries

Upgrade the affected binaries with the following commands:

Download ptf7705a.pkg.Z to the /var/spool/pkg directory

# uncompress /var/spool/pkg/ptf7705a.pkg.Z
# pkgadd -d /var/spool/pkg/ptf7705a.pkg

5. References

Specific references for this advisory:

Caldera UNIX security resources:

Caldera OpenLinux security resources:

This security fix closes Caldera incidents sr379321, fz515683,

6. Disclaimer

Caldera International, Inc. is not responsible for the misuse
of any of the information we provide on this website and/or
through our security advisories. Our advisories are a service
to our customers intended to promote secure installation and
use of Caldera products.


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