Update to fix name resolution failure and other DNS issues on a Windows Server 2012-based DNS server
Issue 1Name resolution for some external websites fails on a Windows Server 2012-based DNS server that uses Internet root hints.
Issue 2An incorrect Canonical Name (CNAME) record is returned by the DNS server when it processes an answer that contains a Delegation Name (DNAME) record.
Issue 3Assume that you use Name Authority Pointer (NAPTR) records in your environment to locate Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) services for telephones. However, because the Windows Server 2012-based DNS server compresses NAPTR records, telephones cannot locate SIP services.
Cause of issue 1This issue occurs because the authoritative server for the website has both a start of authority (SOA) record and a CNAME record on the website. This prevents the DNS server from resolving domain names correctly.
To fix this issue, install MS15-127: Security updates for Microsoft Windows DNS to address remote code execution: December 8, 2015.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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Article ID: 3100479 - Last Review: 12/08/2015 21:03:00 - Revision: 1.0
Windows Server 2012 Datacenter, Windows Server 2012 Standard, Windows Server 2012 Essentials, Windows Server 2012 Foundation
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