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    Fedora 21: knot Security Update

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    new upstream release
    Fedora Update Notification
    2015-04-09 04:56:39
    Name        : knot
    Product     : Fedora 21
    Version     : 1.6.3
    Release     : 1.fc21
    URL         :
    Summary     : An authoritative DNS daemon
    Description :
    Knot DNS is a high-performance authoritative DNS server implementation.
    Update Information:
    new upstream release
    * Wed Apr  8 2015 Jan Vcelak  1.6.3-1
    - new upstream release:
      + fix: performance drop for NSEC-signed zones
      + fix: proper handling of TCP short-writes
      + fix: possible out-of-bound reads in zone parser and packet parser
      + feature: CDS and CDNSKEY support in zone parser
      + improvement: add defaults for TCP config options into documentation
      + improvement: detailed error message if zone reload fails
    * Thu Feb 19 2015 Jan Vcelak  1.6.2-1
    - new upstream release:
      + new config option 'max-tcp-clients'
      + fix possible resource leak when terminating inactive TCP clients
    * Tue Jan 20 2015 Jan Vcelak  1.6.1-3
    - service file changes:
      + remove dependency on
      + remove bounding capabilities (breaks reload)
    * Sat Dec 13 2014 Jan Vcelak  1.6.1-2
    - new upstream release:
      + DNSSEC: support for Single-Type Signing Scheme
      + fix: journal file growing over configured limit
    - service file changes:
      + run as 'knot' user and group
      + set security bounding capabilities
      + change Type to 'notify'
    * Thu Oct 30 2014 Jan Vcelak  1.6.0-2
    - default config: run server as unprivileged user
    - service file: remove useless startup dependencies
    - service file: add bounding capabilities
    This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use
    su -c 'yum update knot' at the command line.
    For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
    available at
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