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CVE-1999-0833 - nxt bug
Author: Cathy Almond Reference Number: AA-00939 Views: 2837 Created: 2013-05-29 13:47 Last Updated: 2014-10-28 13:43 0 Rating/ Voters

Buffer overflow in BIND 8.2 via NXT records.

Posting date: 
08 Nov 1999
Program Impacted: 
Versions affected: 
8.2, 8.2.1

A bug in the processing of NXT records can theoretically allow an attacker to gain access to the system running the DNS server with the same privileges that the BIND process has.



Active exploits: 
Scripts are available to implement this attack.

Upgrade to 8.2.2 or newer

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