Phil, Bill,

> Mark, I patched but this didn't resolve the issue for me.
> You can test with the sample messages I posted to bugzilla:

> I was getting this sort of symptom without using Botnet.
> It's almost as if something's deadlocking somewhere in SA
> (until the timeout kicks in).

>> If the time spent by Razor+dcc+Botnet+(not sure what else)
>> is longer than rbl_timeout, then replies to RBL queries are
>> thrown away by mistake.

There is now an additional patch at:
which should fix this.