CVE-ID

CVE-2000-0333

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
tcpdump, Ethereal, and other sniffer packages allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service via malformed DNS packets in which a jump offset refers to itself, which causes tcpdump to enter an infinite loop while decompressing the packet.
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Date Entry Created
20000511 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20000518)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(3) Armstrong, Baker, Levy
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(2) Cole, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:sniffer-dns-decode-dos

Proposed (Legacy)
20000518
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