trigger point for new bug

Evan Hunt each at
Thu Nov 17 22:30:35 UTC 2011

> So is it true that there is no way to make an existing bind server
> (without this patch) safe from this?

A server that only serves authoritative data and doesn't recurse
is safe.  The assertion takes place when retrieving data from the
cache, which an authoritative server never does.

Any server that does recursion, even if only in one view, should be
considered to be at risk.

Evan Hunt -- each at
Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.

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