MS08-037: Vulnerabilities in DNS Could Allow Spoofing (953230)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 33441


The remote host is vulnerable to DNS spoofing attacks.


Flaws in the remote DNS library may let an attacker send malicious DNS responses to DNS requests made by the remote host, thereby spoofing or redirecting internet traffic from legitimate locations.


Microsoft has released patches for Windows 2000, XP, and 2003 Server.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 33441

File Name: smb_nt_ms08-037.nasl

Version: 1.33

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 7/8/2008

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.0


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/8/2008

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/8/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1447, CVE-2008-1454

BID: 30131, 30132

CERT: 800113

IAVA: 2008-A-0045

MSFT: MS08-037

MSKB: 951746, 951748