I see CentOS 3 & 5 have updates already for the very important security problem found in BIND 9. Are we getting some updates for CentOS 4 anytime soon ???!!! [by midintertech]
on 07/29/2009 – Made popular on 07/29/2009
Bind 9.8.2 from official Centos updates repo used to work fine, but then I needed to tweak it by compiling from source (nothing crazy here -- just compiled with different options than offered in the CentOS RPM. Note that I used the source from bind-9.9.4, not 9.8.x, so maybe this is potentially the problem?
You should read the policy on backports of security fixes - RHEL (and thus CentOS) do not upgrade version numbers in mid-product cycle but RH backport security fixes to their own versions of the co... [by TrevorH]
CentOS, for one point release (don't remember which one, 4.2?, 4.3?, 5.1? or 5.2?), did make a large number of security updates available as they were built.That was well received ... [by WhatsHisName]