Alcatel Information for VU#581682

ISC BIND 8 fails to properly dereference cache SIG RR elements with invalid expiry times from the internal database


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Vendor Statement

Following CERT advisory CA-2002-31 on security vulnerabilities in the ISC BIND implementation, Alcatel has conducted an immediate assessment to determine any impact this may have on our portfolio. A first analysis has shown that the following products (OmniSwitch 6600, 7700, 8800) may be impacted. Customers may wish to contact their support for more details. The security of our customers' networks is of highest priority for Alcatel. Therefore we continue to test our product portfolio against potential ISC BIND security vulnerabilities and will provide updates if necessary.

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