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CVE-2002-1220: Assertion failure with large UDP size for nonexistent subdomain
Author: Cathy Almond Reference Number: AA-00953 Views: 3409 Created: 2013-05-29 14:06 Last Updated: 2014-10-28 14:15 0 Rating/ Voters

Possibility to execute arbitrary code

CVE: 
CVE-2002-1220
CERT
VU#229595
Posting date: 
12 Nov 2002
Program Impacted: 
BIND
Versions affected: 
8.3.0 - 8.3.3
Severity: 
Serious
Exploitable: 
Remotely
Description: 

Remote attackers can cause a denial of service (termination due to assertion failure) via a request for a subdomain that does not exist, with an OPT resource record with a large UDP payload size.

Workarounds: 

None.

Active exploits: 
None known at this time.
Solution: 

Upgrade to BIND 8.3.4 or later

ISC would like to thank Internet Security Systems for bringing this to our attention.



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