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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-1146

The BIND 4 and BIND 8.2.x stub resolver libraries, and other libraries such as glibc 2.2.5 and earlier, libc, and libresolv, use the maximum buffer size instead of the actual size when processing a DNS response, which causes the stub resolvers to read past the actual boundary ("read buffer overflow"), allowing remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash).
Publish Date : 2002-10-11 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2002-10-03
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- Products Affected By CVE-2002-1146

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Glibc 2.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Glibc 1

- References For CVE-2002-1146
REDHAT RHSA-2002:197
REDHAT RHSA-2002:258
REDHAT RHSA-2003:022
REDHAT RHSA-2003:212
CERT-VN VU#738331
XF dns-resolver-lib-read-bo(10295)
NETBSD NetBSD-SA2002-015

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-1146

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