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RE: [suse-security] Bind exploit
  • From: "Andreas Achtzehn" <andreas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2001 14:35:57 +0100
  • Message-id: <NEBBIJBJCKAKDMLOHHKKEEGPDEAA.andreas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> From: Raffy [mailto:suse@xxxxxxxx]
> I have an vulnerable bind running on a server (.... I know ! ) . Today the
> service was not running any more. I found nothing in the
Sounds like an exploit that was some time ago on BugTraq. Somebody might
have tried to do an unapproved zone-transfer using the compression flag.

named-xfer (... i won't continue with the command, but some people know what
I mean).

That causes named to fail and shut down. I don't know about logging though.
It was logged in my logfile, but as I am paranoid, named logs almost
everything it does.
As Roman already said, update your bind-daemon a.s.a.p. to avoid being

Version: 3.1
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M- V- PS PE- Y+ PGP++ t+ 5 X+ R* tv+ b++ DI? D-- G> e@> h!>
See on details.

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