FreeBSD : p5-Net-DNS -- multiple Vulnerabilities (d2b8a963-3d59-11dc-b3d3-0016179b2dd5)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A Secunia Advisory reports :

An error exists in the handling of DNS queries where IDs are
incremented with a fixed value and are additionally used for child
processes in a forking server. This can be exploited to poison the DNS
cache of an application using the module if a valid ID is guessed.

An error in the PP implementation within the 'dn_expand()' function
can be exploited to cause a stack overflow due to an endless loop via
a specially crafted DNS packet.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25807 (freebsd_pkg_d2b8a9633d5911dcb3d30016179b2dd5.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3377

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