This is a discussion on RE: testing vulnerability against secondary NS - DNS ; If it's a slave one way to force tests to it might be to temporarily stop named on the primary so queries have to use the slave. -----Original Message----- From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Kevin Darcy Sent: Tuesday, August ...
If it's a slave one way to force tests to it might be to temporarily
stop named on the primary so queries have to use the slave.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On
Behalf Of Kevin Darcy
Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2008 12:51 AM
Subject: Re: testing vulnerability against secondary NS
Chris Henderson wrote:
> I am testing the recent DNS vulnerability against my secondary name
> from my local machine
> ("dig @
+short porttest.dns-oarc.net TXT" and also
> "nslookup -querytype=TXT -timeout=10 porttest.dns-oarc.net.")
> But strangely it is giving me the result of my primary name server!
> I try to query, it gives me back my primary name server's result. I
> doxpara.com and https://www.dns-oarc.net/oarc/services/dnsentropy
> My local machine's /etc/resolv.conf has only one nameserver entry - my
> secondary name server.
> Also, if I try to resolve a hostname I can query my secondary name
> get the answer back. So I know my secondary name server is working.
> Does anyone know how can I test the vuln. against my secondary name
Well, what's the config of your so-called "secondary nameserver"?
Does it just forward to the "primary"?
If so, then that's where the queries will be seen to originate, by the
Another possibility is that you have a NAPT device multiplexing both
your "primary" and "secondary" nameservers into single address. Since it
would need to use different port numbers to accomplish this, the exact
implementation/configuration details of the NAPT would have an effect on
whether you get a "good" or "ok" result from the vulnerability-testing
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