[dns-operations] Stunning security discovery: AXFR may leak information
warren at kumari.net
Tue Apr 14 20:59:25 UTC 2015
On Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 3:15 PM, Edward Lewis <edward.lewis at icann.org> wrote:
> On 4/14/15, 14:47, "Marjorie" <marjorie at id3.net> wrote:
>>The bottom line is that unrestricted AXFR is generally evil,
> I'd go with "generally unwise". There are folks that believe it is fine
> to allow access to their zones and I have no reason to say they are
Included in this are (at least):
. (from [b,c,f,g,k].root-servers.net)
... and then I got bored...
Some of the above operators *may* be surprised, but *certainty* not
all. I know a number of the operators of the above and know that they
have done this by choice.
> Folks who are not concerned with the minutia of operating their
> DNS server most likely would not want to allow the access and the tools
> they use should meet their likely expectations.
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I don't think the execution is relevant when it was obviously a bad
idea in the first place.
This is like putting rabid weasels in your pants, and later expressing
regret at having chosen those particular rabid weasels and that pair
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