Vulnerability CVE-2008-4099


Published: 2008-09-18   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
PyDNS (aka python-dns) before 2.3.1-4 in Debian GNU/Linux does not use random source ports or transaction IDs for DNS requests, which makes it easier for remote attackers to spoof DNS responses, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-1447.

Type:

CWE-16

(Configuration)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.4/10
4.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Debian -> Python-dns 

 References:
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/16/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/11/1
http://packages.debian.org/changelogs/pool/main/p/python-dns/python-dns_2.3.3-1/changelog
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=490217

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