Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : bind (MDKSA-2007:149)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 25795
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Synopsis

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The DNS query id generation code in BIND9 is vulnerable to cryptographic analysis which provides a 1-in-8 change of guessing the next query ID for 50% of the query IDs, which could be used by a remote attacker to perform cache poisoning by an attacker (CVE-2007-2926).

As well, in BIND9 9.4.x, the default ACLs were note being correctly set, which could allow anyone to make recursive queries and/or query the cache contents (CVE-2007-2925).

This update provides packages which are patched to prevent these issues.

Solution

Update the affected bind, bind-devel and / or bind-utils packages.

See Also

http://www.isc.org/index.pl?/sw/bind/bind-security.php

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 25795

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2007-149.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Published: 7/27/2007

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:bind, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:bind-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:bind-utils, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/25/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2925, CVE-2007-2926

BID: 25037

MDKSA: 2007:149