DescriptionThe BIND 4 and BIND 8.2.x stub resolver libraries, and other libraries such as glibc 2.2.5 and earlier, libc, and libresolv, use the maximum buffer size instead of the actual size when processing a DNS response, which causes the stub resolvers to read past the actual boundary ("read buffer overflow"), allowing remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash).
Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
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SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 00:34:38 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:25 2022