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NULL Pointer Dereference


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


An issue was discovered in setTA in scan_rr.go in the Miek Gieben DNS library before 1.0.10 for Go. A dns.ParseZone() parsing error causes a segmentation violation, leading to denial of service.

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  • HIGH

CWE-476 - NULL Pointer Dereference

A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published