[Pdns-users] Recursor 3.7.2

Peter van Dijk peter.van.dijk at powerdns.com
Thu Apr 23 11:05:10 UTC 2015

Hi everybody,

We're pleased to announce version 3.7.2 of our Recursor.

The most important part of this update is a fix for CVE-2015-1868.
Please see http://doc.powerdns.com/md/security/powerdns-advisory-2015-01/
for more information.

Tar.gz and packages are available on:

* https://downloads.powerdns.com/releases/
* Soon: https://www.monshouwer.eu/download/3rd_party/pdns-recursor/
   (RHEL/CentOS, with the usual huge thanks to Kees Monshouwer).

The changelog with clickable links can also be found on

PowerDNS Recursor 3.7.2

   Released 23rd of April, 2015

   Among other bug fixes and improvements (as listed below), this release
   incorporates a fix for CVE-2015-1868, as detailed in PowerDNS
   Security Advisory 2015-01

   Bug fixes:
     * Fix handling of forward references in label compressed packets; fixes CVE-2015-1868
     * make sure we never call sendmsg with msg_control!=NULL && msg_controllen>0. Fixes #2227
     * Improve robustness of root-nx-trust.

     * Silence warnings that always occur on FreeBSD (Ruben Kerkhof)
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