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CVE-2001-0012: Infoleak

  • Updated on 28 Oct 2014
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It is possible to construct a inverse query that allows the stack to be read, remotely exposing environment variables.







          Posting date: 

                29 Jan 2001        


          Program Impacted: 



          Versions affected: 

                4.8 - 4.9.7, 8.1 - prerelease versions of 8.2.2        









                There is a vulnerability in ISC BIND that allows a

remote attacker to access the program stack, possibly exposing program and/or environment variables. This vulnerability affects both BIND 4 and BIND 8, and can be triggered by sending a specially formatted query to vulnerable BIND servers. p. This vulnerability may allow attackers to read information from the program stack, possibly exposing environment variables.





  Active exploits: 

                None known at this time.        



                Upgrade to BIND 8.2.3 or later.



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