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CVE-2008-1637 Detail

Current Description

PowerDNS Recursor before 3.1.5 uses insufficient randomness to calculate (1) TRXID values and (2) UDP source port numbers, which makes it easier for remote attackers to poison a DNS cache, related to (a) algorithmic deficiencies in rand and random functions in external libraries, (b) use of a 32-bit seed value, and (c) choice of the time of day as the sole seeding information.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
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References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://doc.powerdns.com/changelog.html
http://doc.powerdns.com/powerdns-advisory-2008-01.html Exploit Patch
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-06/msg00001.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-22.xml
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1544
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/490330/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28517
http://www.trusteer.com/docs/PowerDNS_recursor_DNS_Cache_Poisoning.pdf Exploit
http://www.trusteer.com/docs/powerdnsrecursor.html Exploit
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1046/references
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41534
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00198.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00224.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-189 Numeric Errors NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:powerdns:recursor:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
3.1.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1637
NVD Published Date:
04/02/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018