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The getnameinfo function in FreeBSD 4.1.1 and earlier, and possibly other operating systems, allows a remote attacker to cause a denial of service via a long DNS hostname.
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Date Entry Created
20001129 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)
Modified (20010119-01)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(2) Cole, Mell
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(1) Renaud
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:getnameinfo-dos(5454)

Proposed (Legacy)
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