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The DNS protocol as implemented in (1) BIND 8 and 9 before 9.5.0-P1 9.4.2-P1 and 9.3.5-P1; (2) Microsoft DNS in Windows 2000 SP4 XP SP2 and SP3 and Server 2003 SP1 and SP2; and other implementations allow remote attackers to spoof DNS traffic via a birthday attack that uses in-bailiwick referrals to conduct cache poisoning against recursive resolvers related to insufficient randomness of DNS transaction IDs and source ports aka "DNS Insufficient Socket Entropy Vulnerability" or "the Kaminsky bug."

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9627

The DNS protocol as implemented in (1) BIND 8 and 9 before 9.5.0-P1 9.4.2-P1 and 9.3.5-P1; (2) Microsoft DNS in Windows 2000 SP4 XP SP2 and SP3 and Server 2003 SP1 and SP2; and other implementations allow remote attackers to spoof DNS traffic via a birthday attack that uses in-bailiwick referrals to conduct cache poisoning against recursive resolvers related to insufficient randomness of DNS transaction IDs and source ports aka "DNS Insufficient Socket Entropy Vulnerability" or "the Kaminsky bug."

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-1447
Product(s):