[dns-operations] Please upgrade validators to at least BIND-9.7.2 before .com is signed

Florian Weimer fweimer at bfk.de
Wed Feb 2 15:28:03 UTC 2011

* Duane Wessels:

> We recommend anyone using BIND 9.6.2 through 9.7.0 for DNSSEC validation
> upgrade to 9.7.2 or later prior to 31 March 2011 (when the DS record for
> .com is planned to be published in the root zone).

Thanks for the heads-up.  It is appreciated.

Does ISC plan to fix this issue on the 9.6-ESV branch?

There is also another issue which has a similar impact on insecure
child zones, but it seems to materialize only if you use DLV without a
root trust anchor:


This other issue was reported to ISC a while ago.

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