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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-3898

Original release date: 11/13/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


The DNS server in Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP4, and Server 2003 SP1 and SP2, uses predictable transaction IDs when querying other DNS servers, which allows remote attackers to spoof DNS replies, poison the DNS cache, and facilitate further attack vectors.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.4 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: XF
Name: win-dns-spoof-information-disclosure(36805)
External Source: MS
Name: MS07-062
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.trusteer.com/docs/windowsdns.html
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018942
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBST02291
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3373
External Source: BID
Name: 25919
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#484649
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071114 Predictable DNS transaction IDs in Microsoft DNS Server
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3848
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.scanit.be/advisory-2007-11-14.html
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071113 After 6 months - fix available for Microsoft DNS cache poisoning attack
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-317A
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4395
Type: Tool Signature

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4395
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::gold
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::gold:adv_srv
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::gold:datacenter_srv
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::gold:srv
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp1
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp1:adv_srv
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp1:datacenter_srv
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp1:srv
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp2
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp2:adv_srv
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp2:datacenter_srv
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp2:srv
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp3
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp3:adv_srv
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp3:datacenter_srv
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp3:srv
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp4
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp4:adv_srv
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp4:datacenter_srv
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp4:srv
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::gold
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::gold:datacenter
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::gold:enterprise
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::gold:itanium
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::gold:std
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::gold:x64
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::gold:x64-datacenter
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::gold:x64-enterprise
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::gold:x64-std
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp1
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp1:datacenter
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp1:enterprise
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp1:std
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp2
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp2:datacenter
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp2:enterprise
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp2:itanium
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp2:std
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp2:x64

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