bind dies with assertion failure
Oscar Ricardo Silva
oscars at mail.utexas.edu
Tue Jul 3 14:32:58 UTC 2012
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> Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2012 17:40:51 -0500
> From: Oscar Ricardo Silva <oscars at mail.utexas.edu>
> To: bind-users at lists.isc.org
> Subject: Re: bind dies with assertion failure
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> 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.
Since this problem is likely being caused by the version of BIND
provided by Redhat and not with the release version, this issue is not
pertinent to the list. I don't want to clutter up the list with
If anyone is interested in Redhat's response we can take the
conversation offlist but I'm not hopeful they'll do anything about it.
While it's always better to compile and install from the latest stable
version, it's also nice to use their package management system
especially when you have to deal with multiple systems.
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