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CVE-2002-1219: BIND: Remote Execution of Code (sigrec)
Author: Cathy Almond Reference Number: AA-00955 Views: 2473 Created: 2013-05-29 14:09 Last Updated: 2014-10-28 14:17 0 Rating/ Voters

The name server can be tricked into executing arbitrary code.

CVE: 
CVE-2002-1219
CERT
VU#852283
Posting date: 
12 Nov 2002
Program Impacted: 
BIND
Versions affected: 
4.9.5 - 4.9.10, 8.1 - 8.2.6, 8.3.0 - 8.3.3
Severity: 
Serious
Exploitable: 
Remotely
Description: 

When constructing a response containing SIG records an incorrect space allows a write buffer overflow. It is then possible to execute code with whatever privileges the server process has.

Workarounds: 

Disable recursion, if possible.

Active exploits: 
None known at this time.
Solution: 

Upgrade to 8.3.4 or newer.

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



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