Multiple DNS implementations vulnerable to cache poisoning

Joe Abley jabley at
Wed Jul 9 16:32:13 UTC 2008

On 9 Jul 2008, at 12:05, Christopher Morrow wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 11:41 AM, Steven M. Bellovin <smb at 
> > wrote:
>> The ISC web page on the attack notes "DNSSEC is the only definitive
>> solution for this issue. Understanding that immediate DNSSEC  
>> deployment
>> is not a realistic expectation..."  I wonder what NANOG folk can do
>> about the second part of that quote...
> get the root zone signed, get com/net/org/ccTLD's signed.. oh wait,
> that's not nanog... doh!

The timeline for signing ORG was presented by PIR at the recent ICANN  
meeting in Paris.

The estimated timeline expressed that slide would have a signed ORG  
zone containing some DS records by the beginning of next year, with  
full mainstream availability (such that any registrant could use a  
DNSSEC-capable registrar to request a secure delegation) in 2010.


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