BIND 8.2.2 crashed

Chris Meadors bind at
Tue Mar 13 03:19:11 UTC 2001

On Tue, 13 Mar 2001, Craig Findlay wrote:

> I am running BIND 8.2.2 on an OpenBSD machine. I know I should upgrade to
> 8.2.3, but it runs chrooted as a lowly user.
> It died on Friday with the following being the last entry in
> /var/log/daemon:
> Mar  9 20:00:15 claudette named[4773]: bad referral
> ( !<
> arpa)
> Any ideas on this? Normally it is very stable, so I am wondering if I have
> been the victim of a DOS attack. If so, what sort of things should I be
> looking for.


One thing I have noticed (on internal tests) after 8.2.2 has been
exploited and the person logs out it crashes.

Two penguins were walking on an iceberg.  The first penguin said to the
second, "you look like you are wearing a tuxedo."  The second penguin
said, "I might be..."                         --David Lynch, Twin Peaks

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