Debian Information for VU#803539

Multiple vendors' Domain Name System (DNS) stub resolvers vulnerable to buffer overflows

Status

Affected

Vendor Statement

Debian is vulnerable to the second vulnerability [VU#542971]:

  Debian 2.2 aka potato aka stable: glibc 2.1.3 does not contain the included patch
  Debian         woody aka testing: glibc 2.2.5 does not contain the included patch
  Debian         sid  aka unstable: glibc 2.2.5 does not contain the included patch

We are working towards an updated library.

We are not vulnerable to the first vulnerability [VU#803539] as published in the CERT Advisory CA-2002-19, though.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor References

None

Addendum

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