Nortel Networks Information for VU#803539
Multiple vendors' Domain Name System (DNS) stub resolvers vulnerable to buffer overflows
The following Nortel Networks products are potentially affected by the vulnerability identified in CERT/CC Advisory CA-2002-19:
North America: 1-8004NORTEL or 1-800-466-7835
- NetID. A bulletin entitled "NetID BIND Bulletin", dated 7-12-02 has been issued and is available from the following Nortel Networks support contacts:
Europe, Middle East and Africa: 00800 8008 9009, or +44 (0) 870 907 9009
Contacts for other regions are available at www.nortelnetworks.com/help/contact/global/
- Optivity NMS, which uses Sun Solaris operating systems supplied by third parties. Nortel Networks recommends following the mitigating practices in Sun Microsystems Inc.'s Alert Notification. Implementing such practices will not adversely impact this Nortel Networks product.
- Also, the former Nortel Networks product Preside Policy Server divested to MetaSolv Software, Inc. in February 2002 uses BIND 8 and may be potentially affected.
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