Running current version of bind in a jail?
dot at dotat.at
Mon Oct 24 10:04:43 UTC 2016
Tom <tomtux007 at gmail.com> wrote:
> What's the reason, that it isn't necessary to run modern version of bind in a
chroot is a defence against privilege escalation following a remote code
execution vulnerability. It isn't a very solid defence. And BIND 9 tends
to die of a self-check failure before remote code execution occurs,
judging by the last few years of vulnerability notices.
Also, on Linux, named drops most capabilities.
Stricter partitions (VMs or containers) which you can easily nuke and
rebuild from scratch mean there's much less need for chroot.
I still chroot my servers :-)
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