bind exploit, patch expected?

Jeff Love jl at burghcom.com
Thu Jul 26 14:11:59 UTC 2007


> Steven Hartland wrote:
>> I assume the security team are already working on this but
>> cant hurt to ask:
>
> Before you ask questions on a public list it's generally considered
> polite to do a little checking yourself, especially in an open source
> project. As Mike pointed out, the secteam had already addressed this
> issue on -security, and I had already followed up in detail regarding
> the upgrade plans.
>
> In addition, at the time you posted the updates had all been done in
> the ports, HEAD (-current), and RELENG_[56] (5 and 6-stable).
>
> In any case, it's good that you're on top of your security
> announcements, and I'm glad to say that this time anyway we're one
> step ahead. :)
>
> Doug

I disagree that this should not have been posted here. I agree that it  
'can't hurt'.
Thanks for the heads up, Steve.

Jeff Love
Burgh Gaming


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