- 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.
CVE: [CVE-2001-0012](http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2001-0012) CERT: [VU#325431](http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/325431) Posting date: 29 Jan 2001 Program Impacted: [BIND](https://www.isc.org/software/bind) Versions affected: 4.8 - 4.9.7, 8.1 - prerelease versions of 8.2.2 Severity: Medium Exploitable: Remotely Description: 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.
Workarounds: None. Active exploits: None known at this time. Solution: Upgrade to BIND 8.2.3 or later.
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