SuSE9 Security Update : perl-Net-DNS (YOU Patch Number 11702)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

perl-Net-DNS uses sequential IDs for DNS lookups which could cause
problems with some programs like spamassassin. It potentially also
simplifies 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 :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-3377.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-3409.html

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 11702.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41146 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3377
CVE-2007-3409

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