Authoritative Server 3.4.4

Hi everybody,

We’re pleased to announce version 3.4.4 of our Authoritative Server.

The most important part of this update is a fix for CVE-2015-1868.
Please see
for more information.

Tar.gz and packages are available on:

* Soon:
(RHEL/CentOS, with the usual huge thanks to Kees Monshouwer).

Warning: Version 3.4.4 of the PowerDNS Authoritative Server is a major upgrade if you are coming from 2.9.x. Additionally, if you are coming from any 3.x version (including 3.3.1), there is a mandatory SQL schema upgrade. Please refer to the Upgrade documentation for important information on correct and stable operation, as well as notes on performance and memory use.

Find the downloads on our download page,

This is a performance and bugfix update to 3.4.3 and any earlier version. For high traffic setups, including those using DNSSEC, upgrading to 3.4.4 may show tremendous performance increases.

Please see the full clickable changelog at

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