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Mystery flaw crashing DNS servers across the internet

 
ALEXANDROS
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Mystery flaw crashing DNS servers across the internet
by Mark Stockley on November 16, 2011 | Be the first to comment

Filed Under: Featured, Vulnerability

Internet globeA zero-day vulnerability is causing BIND 9 DNS servers to crash across the internet. The flaw, described as an "as-yet unidentified network event", appears to be a denial of service vulnerability being exploited in-the-wild. The flaw affects all supported versions of BIND.

The internet Systems Consortium (ISC) have described the problem as follows:

[link to nakedsecurity.sophos.com]
Anonymous Coward
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11/16/2011 06:43 PM
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Re: Mystery flaw crashing DNS servers across the internet
Looks pretty normal to me

[link to www.internettrafficreport.com]
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11/16/2011 06:47 PM
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Re: Mystery flaw crashing DNS servers across the internet
That is the Internet Traffic Report that shows the flow of data around the world
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11/16/2011 06:58 PM
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Re: Mystery flaw crashing DNS servers across the internet
Looks pretty normal to me

[link to www.internettrafficreport.com]
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well just in case Id start collecting IP addresses of the common domains you visit.


Then you wont have to worry about DNS
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11/16/2011 08:01 PM
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Re: Mystery flaw crashing DNS servers across the internet
I think that we should do everything we can to protect the Internet. It is the world's most important communication medium.

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