CVE-2008-4100

NameCVE-2008-4100
DescriptionGNU adns 1.4 and earlier uses a fixed source port and sequential transaction IDs for DNS requests, which makes it easier for remote attackers to spoof DNS responses, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-1447. NOTE: the vendor reports that this is intended behavior and is compatible with the product's intended role in a trusted environment.
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NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs492698

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
adns (PTS)jessie, stretch1.5.0~rc1-1fixed
buster1.5.0~rc1-1.1fixed
bullseye, sid1.5.1-0.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
adnssource(unstable)1.4-2unimportant492698

Notes

adns is not supported in untrusted contexts, fix documents this in README.Debian

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