SuSE 10 Security Update : perl-Net-DNS (ZYPP Patch Number 4046)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

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)

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 4046.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29551 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3377

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