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MaraDNS 2.0.06 and 1.4.11
March 11 2012
I have updated MaraDNS to use Deadwood 3.2.02. Deadwood 3.2.02 is a
security update to Deadwood 3.2.01. This update has been done in both
MaraDNS 2 and MaraDNS 1.4; MaraDNS 2.0.06 and MaraDNS 1.4.11 are the
releases with this update. MaraDNS 1.3 is not affected because it does
not include Deadwood.
For people who want to file a CVE report: Deadwood releases before
Deadwood 3.2.02 allow entries to remain in the cache for a long time.
In light of the Ghost domain
this is a security problem.
Deadwood 3.2.02 is updated to only allow entries to remain in the cache
for one day. If max_ttl is set, one can choose to store entries in
the cache for up to 90 days.
It can be downloaded here:
I plan to work on MaraDNS/Deadwood again one day this month, after the 20th,
unless a critical security bug is found.
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