MS07-062: Vulnerability in DNS Could Allow Spoofing (941672) (uncredentialed check)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 72833
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The DNS server running on the remote host is vulnerable to DNS spoofing attacks.


According to its self-reported version number, the Microsoft DNS Server running on the remote host contains an issue with the entropy of transaction IDs that could allow an attacker to spoof DNS responses. By exploiting this issue, an attacker may be able to redirect legitimate traffic from other systems that could allow him to construct more complex attacks.


Microsoft has released patches for Windows 2000 and 2003 Server.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 72833

File Name: ms_dns_kb941672.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: DNS

Published: 3/5/2014

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: ms_dns_version.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.8


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: ms_dns/version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/13/2007

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/13/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3898

BID: 25919

CERT: 484649

MSFT: MS07-062

MSKB: 941672

CWE: 16