Re: Re: Advisory — D-root is changing its IPv4 address

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Fri Dec 14 18:23:41 UTC 2012


<hand wavey>dnssec</hand wavey>
On Dec 14, 2012 1:06 PM, "Joe Greco" <jgreco at ns.sol.net> wrote:

> > > So really stupid question, and hopefully it's just me, do I need to do
> > > something
> > > on my servers?
> >
> > your crontab that updates your root-hints may already have caught the
> chang=
> > e...
>
> That seems like a spectacularly bad idea.  How do you validate the new
> root-hints automatically?  What if someone manages to send you something
> malicious in place of the correct one?
>
> ... JG
> --
> Joe Greco - sol.net Network Services - Milwaukee, WI - http://www.sol.net
> "We call it the 'one bite at the apple' rule. Give me one chance [and]
> then I
> won't contact you again." - Direct Marketing Ass'n position on e-mail
> spam(CNN)
> With 24 million small businesses in the US alone, that's way too many
> apples.
>


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