CVE-1999-0833 - nxt bug
- Updated on 28 Oct 2014
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Buffer overflow in BIND 8.2 via NXT records.
Posting date: 08 Nov 1999 Program Impacted: [BIND](https://www.isc.org/software/bind) Versions affected: 8.2, 8.2.1 Severity: Critical Exploitable: Remotely Description: A bug in the processing of NXT records can
theoretically allow an attacker to gain access to the system running the DNS server with the same privileges that the BIND process has.
Workarounds: None. Active exploits: Scripts are available to implement this attack. Solution: Upgrade to 8.2.2 or newer
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