[dns-operations] DNS ANY record queries - Reflection Attacks

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Tue Sep 11 10:15:20 UTC 2012

Robert Schwartz <smellyspice at gmail.com> wrote:
> The question I have for you all is: Is this something affecting other
> operators? How have you been dealing with it?

Yes, this is affecting the cam.ac.uk authoritative name servers and I know
of a few others. We're using the BIND RRL patch, amongst other
mitigations. Sadly the attackers are oblivious to the fact that they are
ineffective, and keep sending the junk regardless.

f.anthony.n.finch  <dot at dotat.at>  http://dotat.at/
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Rough, becoming slight or moderate. Showers, rain at first. Moderate or good,
occasionally poor at first.

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