[dns-operations] DNS request for ./NS with two extra bytes at the end

Brown, William wbrown at e1b.org
Thu May 26 18:47:16 UTC 2022


It made sense 40 years ago when it was written.  In today’s security environment,  it does not.


From: P Vixie <paul at redbarn.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 26, 2022 11:23 AM
To: Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer at nic.fr>
Cc: dns-operations at lists.dns-oarc.net
Subject: Re: [dns-operations] DNS request for ./NS with two extra bytes at the end

The robustness principle is diametrically wrong. We must be ultra conservative in what we accept, to put back pressure on silly bugs before they can gain market share.
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