new bind vuln

Barney Wolff barney at
Wed Nov 13 05:46:28 UTC 2002

This does beg the question (not that I hold *you* responsible!)
why the advisory had to come out before the patch.  Does anyone
know whether the news had escaped to the blackhats?  Otherwise
I cannot understand the rationale.

On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 12:06:04AM -0500, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> CERT said that the ISS advisory was to be released on 13 November, and 
> that the patch would be available from ISC next week.  There was no 
> indication about when CERT itself was going to issue an advisory, but 
> clearly someone said something a day earlier than had been expected.
> 		--Steve Bellovin, (me)
> ("Firewalls" book)

Barney Wolff
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