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BIND 9 DNS under attack - time to update

Jul 29, 2009, 21:02 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"It was about a year ago that security researcher Dan Kaminsky reported his DNS flaw that affected many vendors and the internet itself. DNS - particularly BIND 9 is now at risk from another flaw for which an exploit is already available.

"BIND 9 is a popular open source DNS server, and arguably the most deployed DNS server in use today. So even though this is a flaw in one DNS server (as opposed to DNS itself which was Kaminsky's flaw), it is highly critical."

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