bind-9.8.1: INSIST(! dns_rdataset _isassociated(sigrdataset)) failed

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at
Wed Nov 16 09:06:30 UTC 2011

On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 11:30:19PM -0800,
 nicku <nicku at> wrote 
 a message of 5 lines which said:

> To my surprise, I had several DNS servers running BIND 9.8.1 all
> fail at about the same time with this assertion failure in query.c,
> on line 1895.

>From the reports on this mailing list, it seems there is a new
vulnerability in BIND, actively exploited in the wild. I suggest that
you send a detailed bug report (with the actual log) to ISC 

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