CVE-2008-3905

Published: 04 September 2008

resolv.rb in Ruby 1.8.5 and earlier, 1.8.6 before 1.8.6-p287, 1.8.7 before 1.8.7-p72, and 1.9 r18423 and earlier uses sequential transaction IDs and constant source ports for DNS requests, which makes it easier for remote attackers to spoof DNS responses, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-1447.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
ruby1.8
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (1.8.7.72-1)
ruby1.9
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (1.9.0.2-7)