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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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Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Record Created
20001129 Disclaimer: The record 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)
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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