DNS patch causes BIND blunder

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    The group responsible for maintaining the internet's most popular domain name software BIND has admitted it caused problems by fast-tracking a security patch designed to fix the widescale DNS flaw discovered by researcher Dan Kaminsky this month.

    Paul Vixie, president of non-profit Internet Systems Consortium (ISC), the organisation which maintains BIND (the Berkeley Internet Name Domain), admitted yesterday the patch for BIND version 9 was unstable and recommended users to install beta (early test) versions of the software instead.

    [​IMG] View Full Article: ZDNet Australia

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