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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200708-06
(Net::DNS: Multiple vulnerabilities)
hjp discovered an error when handling DNS query IDs which make them
partially predictable. Steffen Ullrich discovered an error in the
dn_expand() function which could lead to an endless loop.
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted DNS request to the
server which could result in a Denial of Service with an infinite
recursion, or perform a cache poisoning attack.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Net::DNS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-perl/Net-DNS-0.60'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 25871 (gentoo_GLSA-200708-06.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 24669
CVE ID: CVE-2007-3377CVE-2007-3409
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