SuSE 10 Security Update : bind (ZYPP Patch Number 5409)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The transaction id and the udp source port used for DNS queries by the
bind nameserver were predicatable. Attackers could potentially exploit
that weakness to manipulate the DNS cache ('DNS cache poisoning',
CVE-2008-1447).

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-1447.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 5409.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 33500 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1447

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