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CVE-2008-1447

Impact: Important
Bugzilla: 449345: CVE-2008-1447 bind: implement source UDP port randomization (CERT VU#800113)
IAVA: 2008-A-0045

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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."

Find out more about CVE-2008-1447 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0533.html

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (bind) RHSA-2008:0533 July 08, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (bind) RHSA-2008:0533 July 08, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 RHSA-2008:0533 July 08, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 RHSA-2008:0533 July 08, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (dnsmasq) RHSA-2008:0789 August 11, 2008

External References

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Dan Kaminsky for reporting this issue.

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