How to get BIND ver from remote host?

Kazuhiro Asakura asakura at
Wed Nov 10 02:05:00 UTC 1999

Thank you, Bill, Khachaturov. I resolved question of BIND version. 
I could hide it by recompile.

From: Bill Manning <bmanning at ISI.EDU>
Subject: Re: How to get BIND ver from remote host?
Date: Tue, 9 Nov 1999 05:32:45 -0800 (PST)

> %dig @<your server ip> version.bind chaos txt
> tells you version numbers
> for your particular version, you need to recompile.
> if there are security problems with a version, hiding its value
> is not going to prevent exploitation. It may even encourage "probes".
> Publishing your version is helpful for other reasons.


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