The default configuration of ISC BIND before 9.4.1-P1, when configured
as a caching name server, allows recursive queries and provides
additional delegation information to arbitrary IP addresses, which
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (traffic
amplification) via DNS queries with spoofed source IP addresses.
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BUGTRAQ:20060228 recursive DNS servers DDoS as a growing DDoS problem
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