Nortel Networks Information for VU#738331
Domain Name System (DNS) resolver libraries vulnerable to read buffer overflow
- Vendor Information Help Date Notified: 15 Aug 2002
- Statement Date:
- Date Updated: 08 Nov 2002
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.
The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.
The CERT/CC has no additional comments at this time.
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