Security hole

David Hajoglou hojo at
Wed Nov 3 21:22:48 UTC 1999

On Wed, 3 Nov 1999, Paul Jacobs wrote:

> 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!!

Do you know what the bug is?  Please report the details so somebody can
get a fix for it.

> I reloaded my Red hat box and went back to the bind version that comes with 
> 5.2 and all is well agian..

Did this version of bind come with RH? or did you download it seperatley.
It would be good to tell RH if a distro has a bug in it.


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