bind dies with assertion failure
each at isc.org
Mon Jul 2 22:47:16 UTC 2012
I can't answer for RedHat, but this bug fix was included in BIND 9.8.2.
3284. [bug] Address race conditions with the handling of
rbtnode.deadlink. [RT #27738]
On Mon, Jul 02, 2012 at 05:40:51PM -0500, Oscar Ricardo Silva wrote:
> I may have missed something but has this been patched in a 9.8.x version
> of BIND? According to the 9.9.0 release notes this has been addressed
> but just wondering about the availability for other vulnerable versions.
> Also, is there a known trigger?
> The reason I'm running is that we're currently running the stock version
> of BIND available with RHEL6. It's their policy to backport patches and
> if there's a patch available then they may apply it faster rather than
> deploying a new version.
> >It is a known issue, and is indeed a bug. We're working on it already, so
> >stay tuned.
> >On Feb 14, 2012, at 12:44 PM, Alex wrote:
> >>>I have a fedora16 x86_64 box and named keeps dying with an assertion
> >>>14-Feb-2012 13:24:41.137 general: critical: rbtdb.c:1619:
> >>>INSIST(!((void *)((node)->deadlink.prev) != (void *)(-1))) failed
> >>>14-Feb-2012 13:24:41.137 general: critical: exiting (due to assertion
> >>>This is bind-9.8.2-0.2.rc1.fc16.x86_64. Is this a known issue? Is this
> >>>indeed a bug or perhaps something otherwise wrong with the server?
> >>>How can I troubleshoot this further?
Evan Hunt -- each at isc.org
Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.
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