CVE-2002-1219: BIND: Remote Execution of Code (sigrec)
- Updated on 28 Oct 2014
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The name server can be tricked into executing arbitrary code.
CVE: [CVE-2002-1219](http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2002-1219) CERT: [VU#852283](http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/852283) Posting date: 12 Nov 2002 Program Impacted: [BIND](https://www.isc.org/software/bind) Versions affected: 4.9.5 - 4.9.10, 8.1 - 8.2.6, 8.3.0 - 8.3.3 Severity: Serious Exploitable: Remotely Description: When constructing a response containing SIG
records an incorrect space allows a write buffer overflow. It is then possible to execute code with whatever privileges the server process has.
Workarounds: Disable recursion, if possible. Active exploits: None known at this time. Solution: Upgrade to 8.3.4 or newer. ISC would like to thank [Internet Security Systems](http://www.iss.net/threats/Alerts.php) for bringing this to our attention
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