root hints operation

Cathy Almond cathya at
Tue Nov 17 09:15:40 UTC 2015

On 17/11/2015 02:31, Grant Taylor wrote:
> The idea that a (maliciously) blank root.hints file would prevent BIND
> from using the compiled in version is new to me.

If someone *could* maliciously replace a file on your DNS server with a
blank one, you have more problems than just a blank root hints file
don't you?

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