[LEAPSECS] crc-8?

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Fri Jan 23 16:19:55 EST 2015

In message <F81CDAC7-5484-48DD-88DB-D2AF1D02D129 at bsdimp.com>, Warner Losh write

>The CRC shows that you have internally consistent data. It really only
>catches DNS servers that tell lies for the purpose of redirecting traffic.
>It wouldn’t catch a crafty DNS server that was telling a coherent lie
>for nefarious purposes.

Uhm, that crafty DNS server would surely be able to come up with a new
non-eyebrow-raising CRC8 value as well...

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