FreeBSD : powerdns-recursor -- DNS cache poisoning (b21790a5-02fb-11dd-bd06-0017319806e7)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

If the system random number generator can be predicted by its past
output, then an attacker may spoof Recursor to accept mallicious data.
This leads to DNS cache poisoning and client redirection.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :


Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31832 (freebsd_pkg_b21790a502fb11ddbd060017319806e7.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:


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