Typo in BIND 8.2.5 release notice?
harold at uga.edu
Tue Oct 2 17:53:26 UTC 2001
> Subject: BIND 8.2.5 public release
> Date: Tue, 02 Oct 2001 11:08:54 +1000
> From: Mark_Andrews at isc.org
> To: bind-announce at isc.org
> BIND 8.2.5 is a maintainance release of BIND 8.2, containing
> minimal changes from 8.2.4.
> The following versions are being released concurrently:
> BIND 8.3.0-T2A, which is a alpha release of BIND 8.3.0.
> BIND 9.2.0rc5, which is a release candidate for BIND 9.2.0.
> See the seperate release notices for details. Also available is:
> BIND 9.1.3, which is the latest maintenance release for for BIND
> The recommended versions to use are BIND 9.2.0rc5 and BIND 9.1.3. If
> for whatever reason you must run BIND 8, use nothing earlier than
> 8.2.5-REL. Do not under any circumstances run BIND 4.
I am assuming that the above sentence should read:
"use nothing earlier than 8.2.4-REL."
I can find nothing in the documentation which says that 8.2.5 fixes
any security bugs not fixed by 8.2.4-REL, and 8.2.4-REL did fix
several security problems from all earlier versions of 8.2.4.
The University of Georgia Computer Incident Response Team
harold at uga.edu +1.706.542.5110
pgp public key: http://www.arches.uga.edu/~harold/pgpkey.html
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little
temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759.
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