Nortel Networks Information for VU#738331

Domain Name System (DNS) resolver libraries vulnerable to read buffer overflow



Vendor Statement

Nortel Networks has determined that NetID version 4.3.1 and later is potentially affected by the vulnerability identified in CERT/CC Vulnerability Note VU#738331; a bulletin and patch are available from the following Nortel Networks support contacts:

North America: 1-8004NORTEL or 1-800-466-7835
Europe, Middle East and Africa: 00800 8008 9009, or +44 (0) 870 907 9009

Contacts for other regions are available at

Optivity NMS is not affected.

The former Nortel Networks product Preside Policy Server divested to MetaSolv Software, Inc. in February 2002 uses BIND 8 and may be potentially affected. Please refer to MetaSolv Software Inc.'s Vendor Statement.

Vendor Information

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

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