[Pdns-dev] Porting to old version

bert hubert bert.hubert at powerdns.com
Sat Dec 1 19:06:20 UTC 2018

On Sun, Dec 02, 2018 at 12:00:11AM +0530, Abhijith PA wrote:
> The fix for CVE-2018-14644 in 4.0.9 can't backport to 3.x older versions
> due to the list initialization

Hi Abhijith,

We really can't recommend continuing to run 3.x in production, please see
https://doc.powerdns.com/authoritative/appendices/EOL.html and

> '''
> static const std::set<uint16_t> metaTypes = { QType::AXFR, QType::IXFR,
> QType::RRSIG, QType::NSEC3, QType::OPT, QType::TSIG, QType::TKEY,
> QType::MAILA, QType::MAILB };
> '''

To do this in old C++, replace this by:

static const std::set<uint16_t> metaTypes;

and in main(), put something like:


But please please ponder running a 4.x version. Easy packages are available
on https://repo.powerdns.com/


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