Remote buffer overflow in resolver code of libc <- Linux too?

From: J. Reilink (
Date: 06/28/02

From: "J. Reilink" <>
Date: Fri, 28 Jun 2002 07:42:56 +0200

I find Joost Pol's advisory
( pretty unclear.
Does this vulnerability only affect *BSD or also Linux versions like
Debian and Slackware (which are BSD oriented)?

"Platforms: FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, maybe more."

Any pointers would be much appreciated.

Grtz, Jan

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