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Re: broken DNS proxying at public wireless hotspots

  • From: Joe Abley
  • Date: Sun Feb 04 01:41:55 2007

On 4-Feb-2007, at 00:58, Trent Lloyd wrote:

The flaw here is that DNS operates over 53(UDP), last time I checked SSH
doesn't do UDP port forwarding?

In the interests of dispelling a common myth, DNS operates over both 53/udp and 53/tcp. However, given that a substantial portion of most clients' queries will likely use UDP transport, your fundamental point stands.