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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: Apache 1.3.27 mod_proxy security issue
Date Thu, 31 Jul 2003 18:38:10 GMT

On Wed, 30 Jul 2003, Marc Slemko wrote:
> Plus for 95% of installations, the performance really doesn't matter.
> What matters more is the possibility of broken reverse DNS causing it
> not to work in ways that are non obvious to many people.
> However, this double reverse doesn't seem to be documented in mod_access...
> there should probably be a note there saying it will force double
> lookups... this is documented in the HostnameLookups directive, but
> should be explicitly mentioned (not just linked to without mentioning
> the double reverse issue) in the mod_access docs.

Yep, you're right.  I'll try to take a look at it.


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