A logic error can cause server failure, disabling name service.
Posting date: 04 Jun 2002
9.0 - 9.2.0
BIND 9 before 9.2.1 allows remote attackers to
cause a denial of service (shutdown) via a malformed DNS packet that
triggers an error condition that is not properly handled when the
rdataset parameter to the dns_message_findtype() function in message.c
is not NULL, aka DoS_findtype.
None known at this time.
Upgrade to BIND 9.2.1 or later.
See our BIND Security Matrix for a complete listing of Security Vulnerabilities and versions affected.
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