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Re: [suse-security] Is bind 9.1.0 secure?
  • From: "Kurt Seifried" <listuser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2002 04:14:47 -0700
  • Message-id: <001101c1a26c$d64b20a0$6400030a@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> IMHO, that depends on what you favour: a relatively bloated piece of
> software with a pretty poor security track that most organisations and
> documents expect, which therefore means that you'll find HowTos, etc.
geared
> towards it, or a couple of small, highly secure tools that work
differently
> than the former and may require some scripting around them to achieve the
> same features, however usually implemented with higher quality.

This is a lot like Sendmail, older versions sucked, so they did a
rewrite/audit and secured it reasonably well. Things change.

http://www.isc.org/products/BIND/bind-security.html

So far (knock on wood) Bind 9.x hasn't had any serious security bugs.

Kurt Seifried, kurt@xxxxxxxxxxxx
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