Bug ID 625671: The diagnostic tool dnsxdump may crash with non-standard DNS RR types.

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP DNS(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
11.5.1, 11.5.1 HF1, 11.5.1 HF10, 11.5.1 HF11, 11.5.1 HF2, 11.5.1 HF3, 11.5.1 HF4, 11.5.1 HF5, 11.5.1 HF6, 11.5.1 HF7, 11.5.1 HF8, 11.5.1 HF9, 11.5.10, 11.5.2, 11.5.2 HF1, 11.5.3, 11.5.3 HF1, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.5.4, 11.5.4 HF1, 11.5.4 HF2, 11.5.4 HF3, 11.5.4 HF4, 11.5.5, 11.5.6, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.6.0 HF6, 11.6.0 HF7, 11.6.0 HF8, 11.6.1, 11.6.1 HF1, 11.6.1 HF2, 11.6.2, 11.6.2 HF1, 12.0.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF2, 12.0.0 HF3, 12.0.0 HF4, 12.1.0, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.1.1, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2

Fixed In:
13.0.0, 12.1.2 HF1, 11.6.3, 11.5.7

Opened: Oct 28, 2016
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

If the dnsxdump diagnostic tool is run when the DNS Express database has a DNS resource record using a non-standard type, the process may crash providing incomplete diagnostic output.

Impact

dnsxdump provide incomplete diagnostic output, stopping on the zone containing the resource record with the non-standard type.

Conditions

Running dnsxdump with a DNS Express database containing non-standard resource record types.

Workaround

This is primarily known to be caused by non-standard RR types created for WINS records. Removing the WINS records from the master nameserver, will allow dnsxdump to work again after the next zone transfer.

Fix Information

dnsxdump handles non-standard resource record types.

Behavior Change