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; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1544-2
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs493576

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pdns-recursor (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy3.3-3+deb7u1fixed
jessie (security), jessie3.6.2-2+deb8u2fixed
stretch, sid4.0.0-2fixed

The information below 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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