An issue has been found in PowerDNS Authoritative Server allowing an authorized user to cause the server to exit by inserting a crafted record in a MASTER type zone under their control. The issue is due to the fact that the Authoritative Server will exit when it runs into a parsing error while looking up the NS/A/AAAA records it is about to use for an outgoing notify.
Created pdns tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: epel-all [bug 1728522]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1728521]
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