• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Buffer overflow in DNS resolver functions that perform lookup of network names and addresses, as used in BIND 4.9.8 and ported to glibc 2.2.5 and earlier, allows remote malicious DNS servers to execute arbitrary code through a subroutine used by functions such as getnetbyname and getnetbyaddr.
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Date Entry Created
20020711 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 (20040818)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(5) Baker, Cole, Foat, Green, Wall
MODIFY(2) Cox, Frech
NOOP(1) Christey
Comments (Legacy)
 Cox> RHSA-2002:133 is CVE-2002-0651 not this one, ADDREF:RHSA-2002:167
 Christey> HP:HPSBUX0209-218
 Frech> XF:dns-resolver-lib-bo(9432)
 Christey> DELREF REDHAT:RHSA-2002:133
 Christey> DELREF REDHAT:RHSA-2002:133

Proposed (Legacy)
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