Last night saw a DNS pandemic in server failures. The following clip comes from ISC’s website:

BIND 9 Resolver crashes after logging an error in query.c

Organizations across the Internet are reporting crashes interrupting service on BIND 9 nameservers performing recursive queries. Affected servers crash after logging an error in query.c with the following message: “INSIST(! dns_rdataset_isassociated(sigrdataset))” Multiple versions are reported as being affected, including all currently supported release versions of ISC BIND 9. ISC is actively investigating the root cause and working to produce patches which avoid the crash. Further information will be made available soon.

I suffered from this last night, instead of trouble shooting, I just went to bed and let my ISP handle it.

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