CVE-2008-1148 Detail

Current Description

A certain pseudo-random number generator (PRNG) algorithm that uses ADD with 0 random hops (aka "Algorithm A0"), as used in OpenBSD 3.5 through 4.2 and NetBSD 1.6.2 through 4.0, allows remote attackers to guess sensitive values such as (1) DNS transaction IDs or (2) IP fragmentation IDs by observing a sequence of previously generated values. NOTE: this issue can be leveraged for attacks such as DNS cache poisoning, injection into TCP packets, and OS fingerprinting.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securiteam.com/securityreviews/5PP0H0UNGW.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/487658
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27647
http://www.trusteer.com/docs/OpenBSD_DNS_Cache_Poisoning_and_Multiple_OS_Predictable_IP_ID_Vulnerability.pdf
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/40329
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41157

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1148
NVD Published Date:
03/04/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017
Source:
MITRE