My 9.5.1-P3 exit suddenly.

Gordon Ewasiuk gewasiuk at
Wed Aug 12 16:13:58 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-08-11 at 22:53 -0400, BBB Kee wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 7:26 PM, Gordon Ewasiuk <gewasiuk at>
> wrote:
>         I was getting the same results on a couple of Solaris 9 on x86
>         servers.
>         During a code review, a coworker found some fairly major
>         changes in how
>         BIND does things between 9.5.0-P2 and 9.5.1-P3.
>         We had to backport just the security fix from 9.5.1-P3 to
>         9.5.0-P2 to
>         address the sock->pending_recv error.
>  I see lots of codes different between 9.5.0-P2 and 9.5.1-P3.
> Is it just copy the update.c from 9.5.1-P3 to 9.5.0-P2 and compile?  I
> just make this changes and compile ok in 9.5.0-P2 and it seems it can
> prevent from the current DOS attack also.
> Eric

Hi Eric,

I am unsure exactly which piece was pulled from 9.5.1-P3 and backported.
I can just tell you that we did it.   So far, things are stable.



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