Usage of TCP/53

Rick Jones rick.jones2 at
Thu Sep 28 20:55:30 UTC 2006

>> Address spoofing attacks dont work with TCP because they are
>> building a session. In the long run some people would like to get
>> rid of UDP and use TCP only, especially on open resolvers.
> I think a far larger number of people would prefer to get rid of
> open resolvers.

Besides the susceptibility to spoofing involving queries carried in
UDP datagrams, are there other reasons open resolvers are disliked?

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