Ruby resolv.rb DNS spoofing

ruby-resolv-dns-spoofing (45935) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Ruby resolv.rb is vulnerable to spoofing attacks, caused by the usage of a fixed source port and sequential transaction IDs for DNS requests. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to spoof DNS responses.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Other

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Ruby (1.8.6-p287, 1.8.7-p72, 1.9 r18423, or later), available from the Ruby Programming Language Web site. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Canonical Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
  • Canonical Ubuntu 7.04
  • Canonical Ubuntu 7.10
  • Canonical Ubuntu 8.04 LTS
  • Debian Debian Linux 4.0
  • Gentoo Linux
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.1 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.1
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0
  • Novell Linux Desktop 9
  • Novell Linux POS 9
  • Novell Open Enterprise Server
  • Novell OpenSUSE 10.3
  • Novell OpenSUSE 11.0
  • Novell SLE SDK 10 SP2
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP2 DEBUGINFO
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP2
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP2
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.7.z AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5.2.z EUS
  • RedHat Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.7.z ES
  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.6
  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.6.7
  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.6.8
  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8
  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.1
  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.2 Preview2
  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.2 Preview3
  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.2 Preview1
  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.2
  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.2 Preview4
  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.3
  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.4
  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.5 P231
  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.5 P115
  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.5 P230
  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.5
  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.6 P286
  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.6 P229
  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.6 P114
  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.6 P230
  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.6
  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.7 P21
  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.7 P22
  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.7
  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.7 P71
  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.9
  • SuSE SuSE SLES 9

Reported:

Aug 08, 2008

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