Bug 77342 - obscure buffer overflow bug in the DNS resolver code.
obscure buffer overflow bug in the DNS resolver code.
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: webalizer (Show other bugs)
2.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
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Reported: 2002-11-05 10:04 EST by Mark J. Cox (Product Security)
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-11-05 10:04:14 EST
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Description Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2002-11-05 10:04:08 EST
A buffer overflow in Webalizer versions prior to 2.01-10, when configured
to use reverse DNS lookups, may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary
code by connecting to the monitored web server from an IP address that
resolves to a long hostname.

CAN-2002-0180
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=101888467527673 
RHSA-2002:255
Comment 1 Ngo Than 2002-11-05 12:48:51 EST
It's fixed in 2.01_09-1.72

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