CVE-2005-0033: BIND: q_usedns array overrun
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CVE-2005-0033: BIND: q_usedns array overrun

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A buffer overflow can cause the server to exit.

          CVE: 


                [CVE-2005-0033](http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-0033)        


    







        
                  
          CERT: 


                [VU#327633](http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/327633)        


    







        
                  
          Posting date: 


                25 Jan 2005        


    







        
                  
          Program Impacted: 


                [BIND](https://www.isc.org/software/bind)        


    







        
                  
          Versions affected: 


                8.4.4 and 8.4.5        


    







        
                  
          Severity: 


                Low        


    







        
                  
          Exploitable: 


                Remotely         


    






  Description: 



        
                It is possible to overrun the q_usedns array which is used to track nameservers / addresses that have been queried. 


    


    






  Workarounds: 



        
                Disable the functions that cause BIND to query other servers, namely recursion and the fetching of glue records.


    


    






  Active exploits: 



        
                None known at this time.        


    






  Solution: 



        
                Upgrade to BIND 8.4.6 or later.


    


    

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