phoning home

Rick Jones rick.jones2 at hp.com
Mon Jun 13 22:11:56 UTC 2011


On Mon, 2011-06-13 at 17:18 +0000, Paul Vixie wrote:

> a week ago <http://www.isc.org/software/bind/advisories/cve-2011-1910>
> came out and i realized that it was time for bolder steps.  our installed
> base is worldwide and we are the dominant DNS platform.  at some point
> the needs of the many (to be protected against the effects and side
> effects of these vulnerabilities) outweigh the needs of the few (to avoid
> being annoyed by syslog'd vulnerability notices.)

baby steps and all, but doesn't that line of reasoning lead to a call
for BIND to automagically update itself?

rick jones





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