BIND 9.4.2rc1 is now available
Evan_Hunt at isc.org
Mon Oct 8 17:18:25 UTC 2007
BIND 9.4.2 Release Candidate 1 is now available.
BIND 9.4.2rc1 is a release candidate for a maintenance
release of BIND 9.4.
BIND 9.4.2rc1 can be downloaded from
The PGP signature of the distribution is at
The signature was generated with the ISC public key, which is
available at <http://www.isc.org/about/openpgp/pgpkey2006.txt>.
A binary kit for Windows 2000, Windows XP and Window 2003 is at
The PGP signature of the binary kit for Windows 2000, Windows XP and
Window 2003 is at
Changes since 9.4.0.
--- 9.4.2rc1 released ---
2251. [doc] Update memstatistics-file documentation to reflect
reality. Note there is behaviour change for BIND 9.5.
2249. [bug] Only set Authentic Data bit if client requested
DNSSEC, per RFC 3655 [RT #17175]
2248. [cleanup] Fix several errors reported by Coverity. [RT #17160]
2245. [bug] Validating lack of DS records at trust anchors wasn't
working. [RT #17151]
2238. [bug] It was possible to trigger a REQUIRE when a
validation was cancelled. [RT #17106]
2237. [bug] libbind: res_init() was not thread aware. [RT #17123]
2236. [bug] dnssec-signzone failed to preserve the case of
of wildcard owner names. [RT #17085]
2235. [bug] <isc/atomic.h> was not being installed. [RT #17135]
2234. [port] Correct some compiler warnings on SCO OSr5 [RT #17134]
2232. [bug] dns_adb_findaddrinfo() could fail and return
ISC_R_SUCCESS. [RT #17137]
2231. [bug] Building dlzbdb (contrib/dlz/bin/dlzbdb) was broken.
2230. [bug] We could INSIST reading a corrupted journal.
2228. [contrib] contrib: Change 2188 was incomplete.
2227. [cleanup] Tidied up the FAQ. [RT #17121]
2225. [bug] More support for systems with no IPv4 addresses.
2224. [bug] Defer journal compaction if a xfrin is in progress.
2223. [bug] Make a new journal when compacting. [RT #17119]
2221. [bug] Set the event result code to reflect the actual
record returned to caller when a cache update is
rejected due to a more credible answer existing.
2220. [bug] win32: Address a race condition in final shutdown of
the Windows socket code. [RT #17028]
2219. [bug] Apply zone consistancy checks to additions, not
removals, when updating. [RT #17049]
2218. [bug] Remove unnecessary REQUIRE from dns_validator_create().
2216. [cleanup] Fix a number of errors reported by Coverity.
2215. [bug] Bad REQUIRE check isc_hmacsha1_verify(). [RT #17094]
2214. [bug] Deregister OpenSSL lock callback when cleaning
up. Reorder OpenSSL cleanup so that RAND_cleanup()
is called before the locks are destroyed. [RT #17098]
2213. [bug] SIG0 diagnostic failure messages were looking at the
wrong status code. [RT #17101]
2212. [func] 'host -m' now causes memory statistics and active
memory to be printed at exit. [RT 17028]
2210. [bug] Deleting class specific records via UPDATE could
fail. [RT #17074]
2209. [port] osx: linking against user supplied static OpenSSL
libraries failed as the system ones were still being
found. [RT #17078]
2208. [port] win32: make sure both build methods produce the
same output. [RT #17058]
2207. [port] Some implementations of getaddrinfo() fail to set
ai_canonname correctly. [RT #17061]
--- 9.4.2b1 released ---
2206. [security] "allow-query-cache" and "allow-recursion" now
cross inherit from each other.
If allow-query-cache is not set in named.conf then
allow-recursion is used if set, otherwise allow-query
is used if set, otherwise the default (localnets;
localhost;) is used.
If allow-recursion is not set in named.conf then
allow-query-cache is used if set, otherwise allow-query
is used if set, otherwise the default (localnets;
localhost;) is used.
2205. [bug] libbind: change #2119 broke thread support. [RT #16982]
2203. [security] Query id generation was cryptographically weak.
[RT # 16915]
2202. [security] The default acls for allow-query-cache and
allow-recursion were not being applied. [RT #16960]
2200. [bug] The search for cached NSEC records was stopping to
early leading to excessive DLV queries. [RT #16930]
2199. [bug] win32: don't call WSAStartup() while loading dlls.
2198. [bug] win32: RegCloseKey() could be called when
RegOpenKeyEx() failed. [RT #16911]
2197. [bug] Add INSIST to catch negative responses which are
not setting the event result code appropriately.
2196. [port] win32: yield processor while waiting for once to
to complete. [RT #16958]
2194. [bug] Close journal before calling 'done' in xfrin.c.
2193. [port] win32: BINDInstall.exe is now linked statically.
2192. [port] win32: use vcredist_x86.exe to install Visual
Studio's redistributable dlls if building with
Visual Stdio 2005 or later.
2189. [bug] Handle socket() returning EINTR. [RT #15949]
2188. [contrib] queryperf: autoconf changes to make the search for
libresolv or libbind more robust. [RT #16299]
2187. [bug] query_addds(), query_addwildcardproof() and
query_addnxrrsetnsec() should take a version
arguement. [RT #16368]
2186. [port] cygwin: libbind: check for struct sockaddr_storage
independently of IPv6. [RT #16482]
2185. [port] sunos: libbind: check for ssize_t, memmove() and
memchr(). [RT #16463]
2183. [bug] dnssec-signzone didn't handle offline private keys
well. [RT #16832]
2182. [bug] dns_dispatch_createtcp() and dispatch_createudp()
could return ISC_R_SUCCESS when they ran out of
memory. [RT #16365]
2181. [port] sunos: libbind: add paths.h from BIND 8. [RT #16462]
2180. [cleanup] Remove bit test from 'compress_test' as they
are no longer needed. [RT #16497]
2178. [bug] 'rndc reload' of a slave or stub zone resulted in
a reference leak. [RT #16867]
2177. [bug] Array bounds overrun on read (rcodetext) at
debug level 10+. [RT #16798]
2176. [contrib] dbus update to handle race condition during
initialisation (Bugzilla 235809). [RT #16842]
2175. [bug] win32: windows broadcast condition variable support
was broken. [RT #16592]
2174. [bug] I/O errors should always be fatal when reading
master files. [RT #16825]
2173. [port] win32: When compiling with MSVS 2005 SP1 we also
need to ship Microsoft.VC80.MFCLOC.
2171. [bug] Handle breaks in DNSSEC trust chains where the parent
servers are not DS aware (DS queries to the parent
return a referral to the child).
2170. [func] Add acache processing to test suite. [RT #16711]
2169. [bug] host, nslookup: when reporting NXDOMAIN report the
given name and not the last name searched for.
2168. [bug] nsupdate: in non-interactive mode treat syntax errors
as fatal errors. [RT #16785]
2167. [bug] When re-using a automatic zone named failed to
attach it to the new view. [RT #16786]
2166. [bug] When running in batch mode, dig could misinterpret
a server address as a name to be looked up, causing
unexpected output. [RT #16743]
2164. [bug] The code to determine how named-checkzone /
named-compilezone was called failed under windows.
2162. [func] Allow "rrset-order fixed" to be disabled at compile
time. [RT #16665]
2161. [bug] 'rndc flush' could report a false success. [RT #16698]
2160. [bug] libisc wasn't handling NULL ifa_addr pointers returned
from getifaddrs(). [RT #16708]
2159. [bug] Array bounds overrun in acache processing. [RT #16710]
2158. [bug] ns_client_isself() failed to initialise key
leading to a REQUIRE failure. [RT #16688]
2156. [bug] Fix node reference leaks in lookup.c:lookup_find(),
resolver.c:validated() and resolver.c:cache_name().
Fix a memory leak in rbtdb.c:free_noqname().
Make lookup.c:lookup_find() robust against
event leaks. [RT #16685]
2155. [contrib] SQLite sdb module from jaboydjr at netwalk.com.
2153. [bug] nsupdate could leak memory. [RT #16691]
2152. [cleanup] Use sizeof(buf) instead of fixed number in
dighost.c:get_trusted_key(). [RT #16678]
2151. [bug] Missing newline in usage message for journalprint.
2150. [bug] 'rrset-order cyclic' uniformly distribute the
starting point for the first response for a given
RRset. [RT #16655]
2149. [bug] isc_mem_checkdestroyed() failed to abort on
if there were still active memory contexts.
2147. [bug] libbind: remove potential buffer overflow from
hmac_link.c. [RT #16437]
2146. [cleanup] Silence Linux's spurious "obsolete setsockopt
SO_BSDCOMPAT" message. [RT #16641]
2145. [bug] Check DS/DLV digest lengths for known digests.
2144. [cleanup] Suppress logging of SERVFAIL from forwarders.
2143. [bug] We failed to restart the IPv6 client when the
kernel failed to return the destination the
packet was sent to. [RT #16613]
2142. [bug] Handle master files with a modification time that
matches the epoch. [RT# 16612]
2141. [bug] dig/host should not be setting IDN_ASCCHECK (IDN
equivalent of LDH checks). [RT #16609]
2140. [bug] libbind: missing unlock on pthread_key_create()
failures. [RT #16654]
2139. [bug] dns_view_find() was being called with wrong type
in adb.c. [RT #16670]
2119. [compat] libbind: allow res_init() to succeed enough to
return the default domain even if it was unable
to allocate memory.
--- 9.4.1 released ---
2172. [bug] query_addsoa() was being called with a non zone db.
--- 9.4.0 released ---
Evan Hunt -- evan_hunt at isc.org
Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.
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