Re: [Resolverless-dns] Paper on Resolver-less DNS

Viktor Dukhovni <ietf-dane@dukhovni.org> Tue, 03 September 2019 22:32 UTC

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> On Sep 3, 2019, at 5:32 PM, Erik Sy <sy@informatik.uni-hamburg.de>; wrote:
> 
>> In most cases the resolver, not the client.  But the server may be
>> sufficiently local, and it is much easier for attackers to entice
>> users to visit a hostile site than to perform a off-path cache
>> poisoning attack.
> 
> Note, that the attack is even easier for a hostile DNS resolver because
> the user does not need to be enticed to visit a hostile site.

That's why I avoid hostile resolvers, which is much easier than avoiding
ever browsing a hostile website.

-- 
	Viktor.