Thursday, 9 June 2016

Re: ANN: DNS resolver changes in yakkety

Martin Pitt [2016-05-31 22:45 +0200]:
> resolved, which you can probably do in the order of a minute. It does
> not use source port randomization though

I was wrong, resolved does do source port randomization. It creates a
new socket for every lookup, and since [1] (from 2007) the kernel
randomizes UDP source ports by itself. That isn't obvious at first
sight, so I missed it (and the guys on dns-operations@ too, I



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