[arch-general] Bind 9.6.1-1 patched against dynamic update ddos?

Damien Churchill damoxc at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 11:15:20 EDT 2009

2009/7/29 Fredrik Eriksson <fredrik.eriksson at gigabit.nu>:
> Hi,
> I've seen that there's a dynamic update ddos attack that is widely available
> on the net and after looking for the solution it seems that bind's latest
> patch (9.6.1-P1) solves this problem.
> So my question is more like this, is extra/bind 9.6.1-1 in the repository
> the same as bind 9.6.1-P1?
> The build date of the current package in extra/ says the 18 July but the
> homepage of BIND says the latest patch was published the 28 July.
> Best regards
> Fredrik Eriksson

Judging by the Ubuntu package version it is P2 that fixes the current
ddos issue, not read too much into it though so I could be wrong.

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