FreeBSD : c-ares -- DNS Cache Poisoning Vulnerability (70ae62b0-16b0-11dc-b803-0016179b2dd5)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Secunia reports :

The vulnerability is caused due to predictable DNS 'Transaction ID'
field in DNS queries and can be exploited to poison the DNS cache of
an application using the library if a valid ID is guessed.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25473 (freebsd_pkg_70ae62b016b011dcb8030016179b2dd5.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3152

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