Security hole

Joseph S D Yao jsdy at
Wed Nov 3 20:53:54 UTC 1999

> F.Y.I. -
> I found a hole in bind 8.2.1 that allowed a hacker to gain root access to 
> my red hat box running 8.2.1, and start using my system as a gateway!!
> I reloaded my Red hat box and went back to the bind version that comes with 
> 5.2 and all is well agian..
> Best regards,
> Paul Jacobs /Senior Network Eng.
> Commerce Service Provider (CSP)
> Internet Presence Provider (IPP)
> Streaming Video and MPEG
> mailto:paul at
> Picture :

PLEASE report this to bind-bugs at, with all pertinent detail.

You might also want to let Red Hat know, if this was from a Red Hat

Joe Yao				jsdy at - Joseph S. D. Yao
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