CVE-2008-4099

NameCVE-2008-4099
DescriptionPyDNS (aka python-dns) before 2.3.1-4 in Debian GNU/Linux does not use random source ports or transaction IDs for DNS requests, which makes it easier for remote attackers to spoof DNS responses, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-1447.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1619-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs490217

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
python-dns (PTS)wheezy2.3.6-1+deb7u1fixed
buster, sid, jessie, stretch2.3.6-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
python-dnssource(unstable)2.3.1-5low490217
python-dnssourceetch2.3.0-5.2+etch1mediumDSA-1619-1

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