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The DNS server running on the remote host is vulnerable to DNS spoofing
According to its self-reported version number, the Microsoft DNS Server
running on the remote host has the following vulnerabilities :
- An issue exists in installations where dynamic updates
are enabled and ISATAP and WPAD are not already
registered in DNS due to the lack of restricting
registration on the 'wpad' hostname. A remote,
authenticated attacker can exploit this issue to
perform a man-in-the-middle attack. (CVE-2009-0093)
- An issue exists that allows a remote, unauthenticated
attacker to quickly and reliably spoof responses and
insert records into the DNS server's cache.
- An issue exists in the DNS Resolver Cache Service due
to improper caching of DNS responses that could allow
a remote, unauthenticated attacker to predict
transaction IDs and poison caches by sending many
crafted DNS queries. (CVE-2009-0234)
These issues may allow remote attackers to redirect network traffic
intended for systems on the Internet to the attacker's own systems.
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, 2003 and
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.7
Public Exploit Available : false
Nessus Plugin ID: 72835 ()
Bugtraq ID: 339823398833989
CVE ID: CVE-2009-0093CVE-2009-0233CVE-2009-0234
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