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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-4562

Original release date: 09/05/2006
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

** DISPUTED ** The proxy DNS service in Symantec Gateway Security (SGS) allows remote attackers to make arbitrary DNS queries to third-party DNS servers, while hiding the source IP address of the attacker. NOTE: another researcher has stated that the default configuration does not proxy DNS queries received on the external interface.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060823 Symantec Gateway Security DNS exploit
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060823 AW: Symantec Gateway Security DNS exploit
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060823 RE: Symantec Gateway Security DNS exploit
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060824 Re: Symantec Gateway Security DNS exploit
Type: Advisory

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