large organization nameservers sending icmp packets to dns servers.
Crist.Clark at globalstar.com
Fri Aug 10 23:12:18 UTC 2007
>>> On 8/9/2007 at 10:07 PM, Mark Andrews <Mark_Andrews at isc.org> wrote:
> In article <200708100143.l7A1hNSY034263 at drugs.dv.isc.org> you write:
>> I suspect that the origin of the myth that DNS/TCP is more
>> dangerous than DNS/UDP is that the first root expliot of
>> named was over TCP not UDP. There were later exploits that
>> were UDP only which totally busted the myth but it continues
>> to live.
> Just to make it clear. This was BIND 4/8 code and the bugs
> were addressed in the last millennia.
> To date there are no known root exploits for BIND 9.
Because who runs BIND as root anymore?
Crist J. Clark
crist.clark at globalstar.com
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