openSUSE 10 Security Update : pdns (pdns-5242)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 33089


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


pdns used predictable random numbers for DNS responses. Therfore attackers could generate spoofed DNS responses (CVE-2008-1637).


Update the affected pdns package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 33089

File Name: suse_pdns-5242.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/06/04

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pdns, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/05/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1637

CWE: 189