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Re: large organization nameservers sending icmp packets to dns servers.
>>> On 8/9/2007 at 10:07 PM, Mark Andrews <Mark_Andrews@xxxxxxx> wrote: > In article <200708100143.l7A1hNSY034263@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 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. >> >> Mark > > 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@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx Globalstar Communications (408) 933-4387 BÂinformation contained in this e-mail message is confidential, intended only for the use of the individual or entity named above. If the reader of this e-mail is not the intended recipient, or the employee or agent responsible to deliver it to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any review, dissemination, distribution or copying of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you have received this e-mail in error, please contact postmaster@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx