Debian Security Advisory
bind -- buffer overflow causing potential remote root exploits, denial of service
- Date Reported:
- 08 Apr 1998
- Affected Packages:
- bind 4.9 prior to 4.9.7-1 and bind 8 prior to 8.1.2-1
- Security database references:
- No other external database security references currently available.
- More information:
Older versions of bind are vulnerable to a buffer overrun during an inverse
query request, potentially allowing system access as root. Additional
vulnerabilities permit denial of service attacks on the bind service.
See CERT advisory CA-98.05.
- Fixed in:
Intel - (in release 1.3) 4.9.7-2
All - (in release 2.0) 1:8.1.2-1