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

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Article summary

Buffer overflow in obscure buffer




          Posting date: 

                10 Nov 1999        


          Program Impacted: 



          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








                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.





  Active exploits: 

                None known at this time.        

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