Caching behaviour of InetAddress
fw at deneb.enyo.de
Mon Feb 18 09:56:03 PST 2008
* Alan Bateman:
> Search for a ~1996 paper on DNS spoofing attacks from Princeton
> University as that gives useful background on this topic and is the
> original reason for the caching.
That paper is probably out of date by now. Interaction of expiry and
poisoning hasn't been fully understood back then.
> When a security manager is set then it caches forever and getByName
> will always return the same address.
This is probably related to DNS pinning/anti-pinning attacks, not to
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