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Re: Question about strain on the A root server
>Update! Just talked to the client and he found the following code in: > >/dev/.cas/ > >It was named binfo.c > >I'm willing to bet that this may have something to do with the thrashing >on A as well as on various nameservers around the net. i doubt it. i, completely coincidentally, heard about binfo five days ago. binfo.c = Bind Version Checker 'binfo' is a quick little script to pull back the version of named running on a remote nameserver. This is handy for comparing it to a list of known vulnerable versions of named/bind. Previous to this, it took a few commands to extract out the version. http://www.attrition.org/tools/other/binfo.c it also tries to determine if the given server supports iquery. -- |-----< "CODE WARRIOR" >-----| email@example.com * "ah! i see you have the internet firstname.lastname@example.org (Andrew Brown) that goes *ping*!" email@example.com * "information is power -- share the wealth."