Recursor 3.7.2

Apr 23, 2015

Hi everybody,

We’re pleased to announce version 3.7.2 of our Recursor.

The most important part of this update is a fix for CVE-2015-1868.
Please see http://doc.powerdns.com/md/security/powerdns-advisory-2015-01/
for more information.

Tar.gz and packages are available on:

* https://downloads.powerdns.com/releases/
* Soon: https://www.monshouwer.eu/download/3rd_party/pdns-recursor/
(RHEL/CentOS, with the usual huge thanks to Kees Monshouwer).

The changelog with clickable links can also be found on
https://doc.powerdns.com/md/changelog/#powerdns-recursor-372

PowerDNS Recursor 3.7.2

Released 23rd of April, 2015

Among other bug fixes and improvements (as listed below), this release
incorporates a fix for CVE-2015-1868, as detailed in PowerDNS
Security Advisory 2015-01

Bug fixes:
* Fix handling of forward references in label compressed packets; fixes CVE-2015-1868
* make sure we never call sendmsg with msg_control!=NULL && msg_controllen>0. Fixes #2227
* Improve robustness of root-nx-trust.

Improvements:
* Silence warnings that always occur on FreeBSD (Ruben Kerkhof)

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Peter van Dijk

Peter van Dijk

Senior Developer at PowerDNS

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