CVE-2005-0034: BIND: Self-check failing


The DNSSEC validator can cause the server to exit.

Posting date: 
25 Jan 2005
Program Impacted: 
Versions affected: 


An incorrect assumption in the validator (authvalidated) can result in a REQUIRE (internal consistancy) test failing and named exiting.


Turn off dnssec validation (off by default) at the options/view level.

dnssec-enable no;           

Active exploits:

None known at this time.


Upgrade to BIND 9.3.1 or later.

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