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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.

          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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