Fedora 16 : ndjbdns-1.05.5-1.fc16 (2012-20959)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63376


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This fixes two of the cache poisoning issue in the DNS resolver - dnscache.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected ndjbdns package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63376

File Name: fedora_2012-20959.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/04

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:ndjbdns, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:16

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/12/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4392

BID: 33818

FEDORA: 2012-20959

CWE: 362