> Well, as nobody else has leapt to BIND's defence I feel I had better so do.
> I have been using BIND generated shared libc's on my suns for years.
> They do double reverse lookups. The OPTIONS file says:
> SUNSECURITY (origin: rossc @
> enable checking of PTR records in gethostbyaddr() to detect
> spoofing. Always on on suns as rlogin etc. depend on this.
> Are you saying that there is some other problem of which I am not aware ?
I was unaware that this option had been added. Obviously it solves the
problem in question.