The net fights back
ragnar at sysabend.org
Fri Sep 19 20:47:27 PDT 2003
On Fri, 19 Sep 2003, Brett Glass wrote:
> At 09:06 AM 9/19/2003, Dag-Erling Sm=F8rgrav wrote:
> >At least one major .no ISP have patched their name server to disregard
> >Verisign's wildcard entry
> We firewalled their addresses immediately and are installing the
> latest BIND 9 on all our servers to block their mischief.
> I'd love to see a version of BIND with a hack to block top level
> wildcards go into the next releases on the -CURRENT and -STABLE
This would break other TLDs that have validly been using wildcards since
inception. There is no violation of RFC on Verisign's part, merely public
"It was half way to Rivendell when the drugs began to take hold"
Hunter S Tolkien "Fear and Loathing in Barad Dur"
Iain Bowen <alaric at alaric.org.uk>
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