CVE-1999-0849: maxdname bug
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CVE-1999-0849: maxdname bug

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Buffer overflow in obscure buffer

          CVE: 


                [CVE-1999-0849](http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-1999-0849)        


    







        
                  
          Posting date: 


                10 Nov 1999        


    







        
                  
          Program Impacted: 


                [BIND](https://www.isc.org/bind)        


    







        
                  
          Versions affected: 


                4.9.5, 4.9.5 patchlevel 1, 4.9.6, 4.9.7, 4.9.8, 8.1,

8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.2, 8.2 patchlevel 1, 8.2.1, 8.2.2, 8.2.2 patchlevel 1

          Severity: 


                Minor        


    







        
                  
          Exploitable: 


                Remotely         


    






  Description: 



        
                The use of sprintf() with data from the network 

can result in a buffer overflow condition which may result in unexpected
behavior. Because of the placement of the buffer which might be
overflowed, it is unlikely this bug will result in serious consequences,
however the possibility of a remotely triggered server crash cannot be
ruled out.

  Workarounds: 



        
                None.


    


    






  Active exploits: 



        
                None known at this time.        

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