CVE-2002-1220: Assertion failure with large UDP size for nonexistent subdomain
- Updated on 28 Oct 2014
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Possibility to execute arbitrary code
CVE: [CVE-2002-1220](http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2002-1220) CERT: [VU#229595](http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/229595) Posting date: 12 Nov 2002 Program Impacted: [BIND](https://www.isc.org/software/bind) Versions affected: 8.3.0 - 8.3.3 Severity: Serious Exploitable: Remotely Description: Remote attackers can cause a denial of service
(termination due to assertion failure) via a request for a subdomain that does not exist, with an OPT resource record with a large UDP payload size.
Workarounds: None. Active exploits: None known at this time. Solution: Upgrade to BIND 8.3.4 or later ISC would like to thank [Internet Security Systems](http://www.iss.net/threats/ThreatList.php) for bringing this to our attention.
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