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VitalQIP DNS Cache Poisoning Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2008-08-14    Views:  5,820

Secunia Advisory SA31447

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Spoofing

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Alcatel-Lucent has acknowledged a vulnerability in VitalQIP, which can be exploited by malicious people to poison the DNS cache.

The vulnerability is caused due to the product not sufficiently randomising the DNS transaction ID and the source port number, which can be exploited to poison the DNS cache.


Solution:
The vendor recommends consulting alert documents 08-0555,08-0562, and 08-0565.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Dan Kaminsky, IOActive

Original Advisory:
http://www1.alcatel-lucent.com/psirt/statements/2008003/DNScache.htm

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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