Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 455802
named service crashes with an assertion failed message
Last modified: 2014-04-14 23:29:31 EDT
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Description of problem:
Since the upgrade to the following:
We have had an issue with the named service randomly dieing off. In /var/log/messages we see the following errors:
Jul 17 13:00:42 ns-mail named: socket.c:1649: INSIST(!sock->pending_recv) failed
Jul 17 13:00:42 ns-mail named: exiting (due to assertion failure)
The server is running bind-chroot and also has the caching-nameserver package installed. In addition to the local related zones, we also have 10 forwards setup in the named.conf file.
This occurred on a fresh install of 5.2 which had the named service running for approximately 36 hours prior to this crash.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.This has been random thus far.
2.A restart of the service is required as it crashes.
A point to also note is that we had a 4.6 server running the latest security patched BIND and this same error occurred on it after the recent BIND related security patches. The named.conf was identical on the 4.6 server too. We then decided to migrate to 5.2, in which we have seen this same issue happen today, thus the bug report.
This problem is already fixed in upstream:
2406. [bug] Sockets could be closed too early, leading to
inconsistent states in the socket module. [RT #18298]
Problem will probably fixed together with bug #457036 by rebase to updated upstream version.
Although this should be fixed by the rebase to 9.3.6-P1, I am removing the rebase keyword on this BZ per sly, because that is already set on BZ 457036.
Yes we have to! its in our plans, bind is core and it will be there asap
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