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RHSA-2007:0674: perl-Net-DNS security update

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RHSA-2007:0674: perl-Net-DNS security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/26/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/26/2007
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Updated perl-Net-DNS packages that correct two security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 5. This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

Net::DNS is a collection of Perl modules that act as a Domain Name System (DNS) resolver. A flaw was found in the way Net::DNS generated the ID field in a DNS query. This predictable ID field could be used by a remote attacker to return invalid DNS data. (CVE-2007-3377) A denial of service flaw was found in the way Net::DNS parsed certain DNS requests. A malformed response to a DNS request could cause the application using Net::DNS to crash or stop responding. (CVE-2007-3409) Users of Net::DNS should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-perl-net-dns

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