[Pdns-dev] DNS HINFO query causes authorative server to crash

bert hubert bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl
Sat Nov 15 21:02:40 CET 2008

On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 01:10:31AM +0000, Daniel Drown wrote:
> I was looking at the PacketHandler::doDNSCheckRequest function, and it seems
> to send back invalid data.

(I've contacted Daniel off-list, and the issue has been addressed in

This issue does not affect the default PowerDNS configuration, nor the vast
majority of PowerDNS installations, but it is nevertheless serious. will be released soon because of this report.

It is also adviseable to read http://doc.powerdns.com/security-policy.html
before posting security issues..


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