Apple Bonjour for Windows mDNSResponder denial of service
|apple-bonjour-mdnsresponder-dos (45005)||Medium Risk|
Apple Bonjour for Windows is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a NULL pointer dereference in the Bonjour Namespace Provider. By persuading a victim to resolve a specially-crafted .local domain name containing an overly-long DNS label, a remote attacker could cause the application to crash.
Denial of Service
Upgrade to the latest version of Apple Bonjour for Windows (1.0.5 or later), available from the Apple Web site. See References.
- Apple Web site: About the security content of Bonjour for Windows 1.0.5 .
- BID-31091: Apple Bonjour for Windows mDNSResponder NULL Pointer Dereference Denial of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2008-2326: mDNSResponder in the Bonjour Namespace Provider in Apple Bonjour for Windows before 1.0.5 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) by resolving a crafted .local domain name that contains a long label.
- OSVDB ID: 48019: Apple Bonjour for Windows Bonjour Namespace Provider mDNSResponder Domain Name Label Handling DoS
- SA31822: Apple Bonjour for Windows mDNSResponder Vulnerabilities
- SECTRACK ID: 1020845: Apple Bonjour for Windows mDNSResponder Null Pointer Dereference Lets Users Deny Service
- Apple Bonjour 1.0.4 Windows
Sep 09, 2008
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