CVE-2008-3217

NameCVE-2008-3217
DescriptionPowerDNS 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1544-2
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs493576
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pdns-recursor (PTS)squeeze3.2-4fixed
squeeze (lts)3.2-4+deb6u1fixed
wheezy, wheezy (security)3.3-3+deb7u1fixed
jessie, sid3.6.2-2fixed

The information above is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
pdns-recursorsource(unstable)3.1.7-1low493576
pdns-recursorsourceetch3.1.4-1+etch2mediumDSA-1544-2

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