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CVE-2008-3217 Detail

Current Description

PowerDNS Recursor before 3.1.6 does not always use the strongest random number generator for source port selection, which makes it easier for remote attack vectors to conduct DNS cache poisoning. NOTE: this is related to incomplete integration of security improvements associated with addressing CVE-2008-1637.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Hyperlink Resource
http://doc.powerdns.com/changelog.html#CHANGELOG-RECURSOR-3-1-6
http://wiki.powerdns.com/cgi-bin/trac.fcgi/changeset/1179 Patch
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/07/09/10
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/07/10/6
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/07/16/12
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30782
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43925
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-July/msg01353.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:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:powerdns:recursor:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:powerdns:recursor:3.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:powerdns:recursor:3.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:powerdns:recursor:3.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:powerdns:recursor:3.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:powerdns:recursor:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.1.5


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3217
NVD Published Date:
07/18/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017