trigger point for new bug

Jack Tavares j.tavares at
Thu Nov 17 22:48:51 UTC 2011

From: Evan Hunt [each at]
Sent: Thursday, November 17, 2011 14:30
To: Jack Tavares
Cc: John Wobus; bind-users
Subject: Re: trigger point for new bug

> 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.

Thank you

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