DNS resolver buffer overflow vulnerability

Monday, 1 July 2002, 3:09 PM EST

A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the DNS resolver library used by BSD and ISC BIND. Other systems that use DNS resolver code derived from ISC BIND may also be affected. An attacker who is able to control DNS responses could exploit arbitrary code or cause a denial of service

More information on this vulnerability:

Remote Buffer Overflow in Resolver Code of libc
http://www.net-security.org/vuln.php?id=1818

FreeBSD Security Advisory - Buffer overflow in resolver
http://www.net-security.org/advisory.php?id=822

CERT Vulnerability Note VU#803539 on this issue
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/803539




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