openSUSE 10 Security Update : perl-Net-DNS (perl-Net-DNS-3961)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

perl-Net-DNS used sequential IDs for DNS lookups which could cause
problem with some programs like spamassassin. It potentially also
simplified DNS spoofing attacks against perl-Net-DNS (CVE-2007-3377).

Additionally malformed compressed DNS packets could trigger an endless
loop in perl-Net-DNS (CVE-2007-3409).

Solution :

Update the affected perl-Net-DNS package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27387 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3377

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