Executive Summary

Title Sun Alert 245206 Security Vulnerability in Solaris IP Filter Network Address Translation (NAT) May Lead to DNS Cache Poisoning
Name SUN-245206 First vendor Publication 2008-11-11
Vendor Sun Last vendor Modification 2008-11-11
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 5.8 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 4.9 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Product: Solaris 10 Operating System OpenSolaris

A security vulnerability in Solaris IP Filter (ipfilter(5)) when configured to provide Network Address Translation (NAT) service on DNS servers may allow remote unprivileged users to cause named(1M) to return incorrect addresses for Internet hosts, thereby redirecting end users to unintended hosts or services.

This vulnerability annuls the fix for the DNS Cache Poisoning Vulnerability described in Sun Alert 239392, available at:

Sun acknowledges with thanks, CERT/CC for bringing this issue to our

State: Resolved
First released: 11-Nov-2008

Original Source

Url : http://blogs.sun.com/security/entry/sun_alert_245206_security_vulnerability

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Os 304
Os 2

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
49764 Solaris IP Filter (ipfilter(5)) DNS Query ID Field Prediction Cache Poisoning

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Date Informations
2013-02-06 19:08:21
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