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Date: Wed, 6 Jul 2011 05:18:18 -0400
From: "Mike O'Connor" <>
Subject: Re: The Bind incident

:On Tue, Jul 05, 2011 at 07:17:32PM +0800, Eugene Teo wrote:
:> You might have read about AusCert's accidental disclosure of the ISC
:> Bind advisories today. If you have more information about this, please
:> share. AFAICS, the bind source packages are still not available at the
:> ISC website.
:Here are the ISC advisories:
:The oldest affected version is 9.6'ish, and the advisories explicitly
:say that "Other versions of BIND 9 not listed in this advisory are not
:vulnerable to this problem."  So those of us with older BIND 9 appear to
:have nothing to do on this. ;-)  (Of course, we might have other/older
:issues to patch.)

Note that the BIND 9.4 ESV formally EOLed just last month:

So, if you are distributing an older rev of BIND and some new security
issue comes up that you are prone to, it _might_ not be quite as easy to
backport the fixes.

 Michael J. O'Connor                                
"Gravity was invented by Isaac Walton."                    -Anguished English

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