MS09-008: Vulnerabilities in DNS and WINS Server Could Allow Spoofing (962238)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 35824
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The remote host is vulnerable to DNS and/or WINS spoofing attacks.


The remote host has a Windows DNS server and/or a Windows WINS server installed.

Multiple vulnerabilities in the way that Windows DNS servers cache and validate queries as well as the way that Windows DNS servers and Windows WINS servers handle WPAD and ISATAP registration may allow remote attackers to redirect network traffic intended for systems on the Internet to the attacker's own systems.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, 2003 and 2008.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 35824

File Name: smb_nt_ms09-008.nasl

Version: 1.28

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 3/11/2009

Updated: 8/5/2020

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/10/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/10/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0093, CVE-2009-0094, CVE-2009-0233, CVE-2009-0234

BID: 33982, 33988, 33989, 34013

IAVA: 2009-A-0018-S

MSFT: MS09-008

MSKB: 961063, 961064

CERT: 319331

CWE: 20