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

Fredrik Eriksson fredrik.eriksson at gigabit.nu
Wed Jul 29 11:31:09 EDT 2009

Damien Churchill skrev:
> 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.
I checked their mail sent (again just to be sure :P) to FD this morning. 
Their patches were for versions 9.3.2-2, 9.4.2 P2 and 9.5.0 P2.

Best regards
Fredrik Eriksson

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