root hints operation
davew at hireahit.com
Tue Nov 17 22:02:11 UTC 2015
On 2015-11-16 18:09, Grant Taylor wrote:
> It's my understanding that ALL of the root servers would have to
> change all of their addresses at the same time for DNS to be impacted.
Or, the IP formerly used as a root server could turn malicious and start
offering an alternate response. This would only impact resolvers that
had outdated root hints, and also happened to try that particular IP
first, but it's at least a theoretical risk.
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