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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   Adonis Vendors:   BlueCat Networks
Adonis DNS Query Port Entropy Weakness Lets Remote Users Spoof the System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020560
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1020560
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-1447   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 25 2008
Impact:   Modification of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 4.1.0.43, 5.0.X.X, 5.1.0.X, and 5.1.1.X
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in BlueCat Networks Adonis. A remote user can spoof the system.

The domain name system (DNS) service does not use sufficiently random UDP sockets to process queries. A remote user can send specially crafted DNS queries and responses to the target service to spoof responses and insert records into the DNS cache. This may cause traffic to be redirected to arbitrary IP addresses specified by the remote user.

Dan Kaminsky of IOActive reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can spoof the DNS service, causing traffic to be redirected to arbitrary hosts.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix for versions 4.1.0.43, 5.0.X.X, 5.1.0.X, and 5.1.1.X, available at:

http://www.bluecatnetworks.com/clientsupport/

No publicly available vendor advisory was available at the time of this entry.

Vendor URL:  www.bluecatnetworks.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Randomization error
Underlying OS:  

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Fri, 25 Jul 2008 09:23:55 -0400
Subject:  BlueCat Networks Adonis



 
 


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