DNS of FreeBSD.org been Attacked!?
cliftonr at lava.net
Tue Mar 24 10:51:35 PDT 2009
On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 12:00:24PM +0000, freebsd-security-request at freebsd.org wrote:
> Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2009 14:56:10 +0800
> From: James Chang <james.technew at gmail.com>
> Subject: DNS of FreeBSD.org been Attacked!?
> To: freebsd-security at freebsd.org
> <a951c2910903232356y4faa9fd6nb3ebfd2215ca4d39 at mail.gmail.com>
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> Dear all,
> I found some strange DNS query result these days.
> Show the strange result as following :<
> C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>nslookup ftp11.tw.freebsd.org 22.214.171.124
> Server: dns.hinet.net
> Address: 126.96.36.199
> Name: ftp11.tw.freebsd.org.com.tw
> Address: 188.8.131.52
Correct the configuration of your Windows machine (under Connection
Properties -> TCP/IP properties -> Advanced -> DNS -> "Append these DNS
suffixes", so that ".com.tw" is not appended as your domain by default.
Otherwise, things won't work well for you.
This is in no way a FreeBSD issue.
Clifton Royston -- cliftonr at iandicomputing.com / cliftonr at lava.net
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