[dns-operations] "freeware is a recipe for problems"

Matthew Dempsky matthew at dempsky.org
Wed Sep 23 09:13:04 UTC 2009

On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 2:02 AM, Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer at nic.fr> wrote:
> http://news.zdnet.co.uk/itmanagement/0,1000000308,39760362,00.htm?s_cid=260

"And Nominum has not had a single known vulnerability in its software."

Maybe if you don't remember who wrote BIND 9 ("entirely new code base
written from scratch"), and also don't count CVE-2008-1447 (which
ironically didn't affect "freeware" implementations like djbdns,
PowerDNS, and MaraDNS)...

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