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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Net DNS Vendors:   net-dns.org
Perl Net::DNS Perdicatable Sequence IDs Let Remote Users Spoof DNS Responses
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018377
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018377
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-3377   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jul 13 2007
Original Entry Date:  Jul 12 2007
Impact:   Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 0.60
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Perl Net::DNS. A remote user can spoof DNS responses.

The 'Header.pm' component generates predictable sequence IDs and uses the same starting ID for all child processes of a forking server. A remote user can spoof DNS responses.

Impact:   A remote user can spoof DNS responses.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (0.60).
Vendor URL:  www.net-dns.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Randomization error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jul 12 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Perl Net::DNS Perdicatable Sequence IDs Let Remote Users Spoof DNS Responses
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.
Jul 12 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Perl Net::DNS Perdicatable Sequence IDs Let Remote Users Spoof DNS Responses
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 5.



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