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CVE-2005-0033: BIND: q_usedns array overrun
Author: Cathy Almond Reference Number: AA-00957 Views: 3846 Created: 2013-05-29 14:12 Last Updated: 2014-10-28 14:25 0 Rating/ Voters

A buffer overflow can cause the server to exit.

Posting date: 
25 Jan 2005
Program Impacted: 
Versions affected: 
8.4.4 and 8.4.5

It is possible to overrun the q_usedns array which is used to track nameservers / addresses that have been queried.


Disable the functions that cause BIND to query other servers, namely recursion and the fetching of glue records.

Active exploits: 
None known at this time.

Upgrade to BIND 8.4.6 or later.

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