[dns-operations] Mozilla Firefox and ANY queries

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Fri Mar 6 14:53:19 UTC 2015

On Fri, Feb 27, 2015 at 12:02:57AM -0500,
 Sadiq Saif <lists at sadiqs.com> wrote 
 a message of 30 lines which said:

> Checking local resolver logs and am seeing a large amount of ANY queries
> originating from Firefox, is anybody else seeing such behavior?


Today, we are announcing that we are deprecating the DNS ANY
meta-query. In a few weeks we'll be responding to those queries with
rcode 4 / Not Implemented.


We aware of only two programs that issue ANY queries:

    Un-patched versions qmaild
    Firefox version 36.0 to 36.0.1

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