Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 456054
CVE-2008-3217 pdns-recursor: not using the strongest random number generator for source port selection
Last modified: 2010-03-29 04:17:09 EDT
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2008-3217 to the following vulnerability:
PowerDNS Recursor before 3.1.6 does not always use the strongest
random number generator for source port selection, which makes it
easier for remote attack vectors to conduct DNS cache poisoning. NOTE:
this is related to incomplete integration of security improvements
associated with addressing CVE-2008-1637.
pdns-recursor-3.1.7-2.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.