RED HAT NETWORK INSTANTLY DELIVERS SAFEGUARD FOR "BIND" SECURITY RISK

Raliegh

United States, January 29, 2001

Innovative Management Service Delivers Patch to Red Hat Linux Users Just Hours After the Internet Threat is Discovered

Red Hat Linux 7 and 6.2 customers that subscribe to Red Hat Network quickly received a fix for the widely-reported BIND security hole at 5 p.m. EDT on Monday, January 29, 2001 just hours after the flaw in BIND was discovered by computer researchers.


BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Domain) software was created by the Internet Software Consortium for UNIX and Linux computers. It provides something similar to a global telephone directory for the Internet