Anonymous Zone Transfers

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unkowingly allowing Anonymous Zone Transfers can increase your risk profile immensley.

How to test for anonymous zone transfer using nslookup:

gt;nslookup

gt;set query=ns

gt; acme.com

Server: acme.com
Address: 000.000.000.000

acme.com nameserver = ns1.acme.com

acme.com nameserver = ns2.acme.com
ns1.acme.com internet address = ccc.ccc.ccc.ccc
ns2.acme.com internet address = vvv.vvv.vvv.vvv

gt; server ns1.acme.com

gt; ls acme.com
[ns1.acme.com]
acme.com.
A hhh.hhh.hhh.hhh

acme1.com.NS
server = ns1.acme.com

acme2.com.NS
server = ns2.acme.com

mail1
A uuu.uuu.uuu.uuu

mail2

A ddd.ddd.ddd.ddd

www
A uuu.uuu.uuu.uuu

web2
A iii.iii.iii.iii

– Ray Zadjmool