July 2, 2002

Bug puts Unix servers in a BIND

The Register: "A buffer overflow vulnerability in DNS Resolver Library represents a serious risk to many Unix system using the BIND or BSD resolver libraries, CERT warned last week. It warned that a remote attacker who is able to send malicious DNS responses could potentially exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service on a vulnerable systems." Check out the rest of this advisory here.


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