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RHSA-2007:0675: perl-Net-DNS security update

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RHSA-2007:0675: perl-Net-DNS security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
06/25/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/26/2007
Modified
07/12/2017

Description

An updated perl-Net-DNS package that corrects a security issue is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. 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) Users of Net::DNS should upgrade to this updated package, which contains backported patches to correct this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-perl-net-dns

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