CNET News: Net Consortium Ties Flaws to BIND
Mar 07, 2003, 21:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Patrick Gray)
[ Thanks to David for this link.
"After what was described as a 'maintenance release' of the
latest version of BIND, the Internet Software Consortium has
admitted that flaws in the earlier software version mean the update
is 'strongly recommended.'
"Confusion is rife about potential vulnerabilities in BIND
(Berkeley Internet Name Domain), the most commonly used domain name
server on the Internet, and experts are calling on the makers of
the software to clarify the issue.
"Domain name servers are used to match domain names to numerical
Internet Protocol addresses, with the vast majority of these
running BIND; the software essentially runs the Internet..."