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Re: named exploit

> > > HEAD, netbsd-4 and netbsd-4-0 have the fix already.
> Can I just download the update to the source tree of bind and build it? If
> so, how would I do that?

Hi Al,

First: Be sure you join the Security-Announce and/or NetBSD-Announce 
mailing lists.

Then see the recent advisory at

It has an example (which I modify slightly):

                cd src
                cvs update -r netbsd-4 -d -P dist/bind
                cvs update -r netbsd-4 -d -P usr.sbin/bind
                cd usr.sbin/bind
                make USETOOLS=no cleandir dependall
                make USETOOLS=no install

The advisory doesn't say, but also then do:

                /etc/rc.d/named restart

View the logs:

                tail -100 /var/log/messages | grep named

And check that it works for you with dig from internal and external (if 

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