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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2009.0105 -- [MPE/iX]
MPE/iX Running BIND/iX, Remote DNS Cache Poisoning
30 January 2009
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: BIND/ix v9.3.0
Operating System: MPE/iX v6.5
Impact: Provide Misleading Information
CVE Names: CVE-2008-1447
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c01660723
HPSBMP02404 SSRT090014 rev.1 - MPE/iX Running BIND/iX, Remote DNS Cache
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2009-01-28
Last Updated: 2009-01-28
Potential Security Impact: DNS cache poisoning
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with MPE/iX running
BIND/iX. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to cause DNS cache
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
MPE/iX v6.5, v7.0 and v7.5 running BIND/ix v9.3.0
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2008-1447 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) 7.5
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.
The resolution is to discontinue the use of BIND/iX and migrate DNS services
to another platform.
Version:1 (rev.1) - 28 January 2009 Initial release
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