Questions: BIND Dynamic Update DoS

sthaug at sthaug at
Mon Aug 3 08:28:14 UTC 2009

> According to this link:
> The dynamic update vulnerability affects all BIND 9 versions, but what 
> about BIND 8? Is it not affected or not tested?

BIND 8 is End of Life. It has several known vulnerabilities. See for

I don't know if the recent dynamic update vulnerability affects BIND 8.
However, given the number of *other* known vulnerabilities in BIND 8
you should definitely think about upgrading.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at

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