MS09-008: Vulnerabilities in DNS Server Could Allow Spoofing (961063) (uncredentialed check)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 72835
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Synopsis

The DNS server running on the remote host is vulnerable to DNS spoofing attacks.

Description

According to its self-reported version number, the Microsoft DNS Server running on the remote host has the following vulnerabilities :

- An issue exists in installations where dynamic updates are enabled and ISATAP and WPAD are not already registered in DNS due to the lack of restricting registration on the 'wpad' hostname. A remote, authenticated attacker can exploit this issue to perform a man-in-the-middle attack. (CVE-2009-0093)

- An issue exists that allows a remote, unauthenticated attacker to quickly and reliably spoof responses and insert records into the DNS server's cache.
(CVE-2009-0233)

- An issue exists in the DNS Resolver Cache Service due to improper caching of DNS responses that could allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to predict transaction IDs and poison caches by sending many crafted DNS queries. (CVE-2009-0234)

These issues may allow remote attackers to redirect network traffic intended for systems on the Internet to the attacker's own systems.

Solution

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

See Also

https://www.nessus.org/u?c6b3fa4a

http://www.nessus.org/u?8115046e

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 72835

File Name: ms_dns_kb961063.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: remote

Family: DNS

Published: 3/5/2014

Updated: 8/5/2020

Dependencies: ms_dns_version.nasl

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: ms_dns/version, Settings/ParanoidReport

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-2009-0233, CVE-2009-0234

BID: 33982, 33988, 33989

MSFT: MS09-008

IAVA: 2009-A-0018-S

MSKB: 961063

CWE: 20