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Re: BIND Version
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: BIND Version
- From: Tim McMillen <timcm_(_at_)_umich_(_dot_)_edu>
- Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2000 14:13:31 -0400 (EDT)
On Fri, 13 Oct 2000, Chris Cappuccio wrote:
> Nobody has audited BIND8 or 9 thoroughly enough for it to be included.
> There is a bind8 port which has many potential security fixes applied to it,
> and a lot of people use that, but it is still hard to audit.
It has ben said in past posts that the Bind 8 code was so ugly
that it was not worth the time to audit it. Because of it's bugginess it
was considered not secure enough, even though it was supposed to have more
security features than bind4. So bind4 was kept in.