This isn't normally a security vuln release list but this one looks pretty bad
A newly discovered vulnerability (CVE-2014-6271) in the Bash
command-line interpreter poses a critical security risk to Unix and
Linux systems. It allows remote code execution.
NZITF is responding to this remote execution exploit, with a News page
that we will be keeping up to date - http://www.nzitf.org.nz/news.html
We are also reaching out to technical and security community points of
contact to raise awareness to the issue and ensure necessary action is
taken (hence this email to you). Please note, no patch is yet
available for Mac OSX. However, many other patches are available.
So Patch, Patch, Patch.
We are looking at undertaking another Whole of Domain (WOD) web harvest during this financial year. (I will be in touch with you with the specifics once we have some of the timings formalised with the crawl contractor, the Internet Archive.
I wanted to ask for your views on adherence to robots.txt.
We have three options that are hypothetically available to us, each with various merits.
1) Strictly adhere - will miss some artefacts required to replay a site correctly
2) Adhere but follow embeds - (allows us to get linked images, css, some json etc)
3) Ignore - most fulsome crawl.
On the last WOD (in 2013) we used option (2), and I wanted to test if this was still the right option to choose.
We aim to capture the most complete snapshot of the NZ web possible so it is available to future generations. This Robots issues directly affects the completeness of the crawl we can undertake.
If we choose the wrong option, there is a risk of a, reduced crawl coverage, and frustrated web content operators.
I'm really keen to make sure we are able to capture the most complete WOD we can, and seek your opinions on the above, on or off list.
Jay Gattuso | Digital Preservation Analyst | Preservation, Research and Consultancy
National Library of New Zealand | Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa
PO Box 1467 Wellington 6140 New Zealand | +64 (0)4 474 3064
Out of curiosity - did anyone else see the DNS replies for outlook.office365.com scoot over 512 bytes on Friday? An ANY query from here currently returns a 740 byte answer.
Trying to determine if Microsoft changed something on their end or my customer's router unexpectedly lost the ability to deal with large DNS replies 8^)
I'm canvassing (soliciting??) for people interested to swap a few U and a
few Mbps for a DR / monitoring server. People who just want to sell me rack
space and data in a one way arrangement need not apply, I can research that
We are based in Auckland, but realise that all the sites we have available
to put our monitoring and DR server are also in Auckland, with very similar
To keep it on topic, to the winning referral goes the beer!
*Rob McDonald | *Director
Level 2 Systems Ltd
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Hi guys, does anyone know the traffic path (or source IP's) for the Spark
Lightbox service ? Interested to know if they are handing the traffic over
APE or not. I really hope someone has not done something very stupid and put
the streaming servers in Sydney and expect all the ISP's to pay to haul the
traffic in internationally.
[root@dalek ~]# traceroute lightbox.co.nz
traceroute to lightbox.co.nz (220.127.116.11), 30 hops max, 60 byte packets
1 103-9-40-81.flip.co.nz (18.104.22.168) 1.355 ms 1.415 ms 1.408 ms
2 v503-ae1.icore1-e.flip.co.nz (22.214.171.124) 0.278 ms 0.280 ms 0.277 ms
3 v503-ae1.icore1-w.flip.co.nz (126.96.36.199) 0.290 ms 0.290 ms 0.284 ms
4 ten-1-0-0-250.bdr01.akl05.akl.VOCUS.net.nz (188.8.131.52) 0.254 ms
0.250 ms 0.245 ms
5 ten-0-2-0-3.cor01.alb01.akl.VOCUS.net.nz (184.108.40.206) 24.333 ms
24.328 ms 24.316 ms
6 ten-0-0-0-2.cor03.syd03.nsw.VOCUS.net.au (220.127.116.11) 23.842 ms
23.783 ms ten-0-3-0-2.cor03.syd03.nsw.VOCUS.net.au (18.104.22.168) 24.037
7 ten-1-1-0.bdr03.syd03.nsw.VOCUS.net.au (22.214.171.124) 23.760 ms
ten-2-1-0.bdr03.syd03.nsw.VOCUS.net.au (126.96.36.199) 23.733 ms 23.730 ms
8 16509.syd.equinix.com (188.8.131.52) 23.716 ms 23.986 ms 23.991 ms
9 184.108.40.206 (220.127.116.11) 24.736 ms 25.515 ms 24.739 ms
10 18.104.22.168 (22.214.171.124) 24.727 ms 24.841 ms 24.755 ms
11 ec2-54-252-0-1.ap-southeast-2.compute.amazonaws.com (126.96.36.199) 25.549
ms ec2-54-252-0-5.ap-southeast-2.compute.amazonaws.com (188.8.131.52) 25.781
ms ec2-54-252-0-1.ap-southeast-2.compute.amazonaws.com (184.108.40.206) 26.035
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I am currently seeking any NZ providers whom would meet the following requirements,
Being able to rent dedicated servers at reasonable market pricing,
Being able to provide us a BGP session on IPv4 & IPv6 to advertise our own IP's
Being able to set up a VyOS VM to act as our router via a direct BGP session to said provider
If you can meet these requirements, I am eger to meet you :D
Please respond off-list if you can meet this requirement
Network Administrator / Network Operations Manager
"No trees were harmed in the making of this email, however a large number of electrons were terribly inconvenienced."
Beer for the OT
Taking a look at the APC Website and their Distributors I can only see acquire listed for NZ.
I have no experience with them as a supplier, can others provide me with experiences offline?
Also is there anyone else in NZ who supplies APC gear / is an APC Rep / Expert who would be able to help with planning some purchases? I have a couple of small DC’s to fit out (starting small but planning to improve management features on it as well).
Any contact details would be much appreciated.
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Like you, we in the Kiwicon crue care about security.
Also like you, we grew up in the 80s. Remember the 80s? they were good.
Relatedly, we present our CFP (and training)
We look forward to a few submissions from the New Zealand Network
Operators' Group as you're all very intelligent and awesome.
I am having trouble with getting a PPPoE session to use a local ip pool via
I am sending the following avpairs to the session from Radius (we're using
On the router:
ip local pool TESTPOOL 100.64.8.1 100.64.15.254
The attributes are being received in the debug, and the session is ending
up in the correct VRF, but there is no IP address being assigned on the
Interface User Mode Idle Peer Address
Vi2.1 testuser(a)test.com PPPoE -
Name Default RD Protocols
TESTVRF 65000:305 ipv4 Lo305
Any help to figure out what is going on would be very much appreciated.
Cisco IOS Software, ASR1000 Software (X86_64_LINUX_IOSD-UNIVERSALK9-M),
Version 15.4(1)S, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc2)
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