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Re: NISCC DNS Protocol Vulnerability
From: Barrie Dempster <barrie () reboot-robot net>
Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2006 18:32:13 +0100

On Fri, 2006-04-28 at 22:59 +0300, Markus Jansson wrote: 
http://www.niscc.gov.uk/niscc/vulnAdv-en.html
"The vulnerabilities described in this advisory affect implementations 
of the Domain Name System (DNS) protocol. Many vendors include support 
for this protocol in their products and may be impacted to varying 
degrees, if at all."

Not a lot of useful information provided though. The DNS testing tool
hasn't been publicly released by OUSPG yet, so researchers can't use it
to independently test the affected applications. Any advisories that
become apparent will come out individually anyway, so the information on
those vulnerabilities will be forthcoming. NISCC are markedly reserved
in giving out vulnerability information (ie.. they follow the vendors
lead), so anything shown there won't be news to those watching for
vendor announcements.

The other PROTOS test tools are fairly interesting, some of which have
been around for a while - but until the vendors release details/patches
or the DNS test tool is released, there isn't much to see here in
regards DNS vulnerabilities. There's some scraps of information which
would give an idea of where to look, but it basically boils down to
"Fuzz the DNS implementations".

-- 
With Regards..
Barrie Dempster (zeedo) - Fortiter et Strenue

              - http://reboot-robot.net -

"He who hingeth aboot, geteth hee-haw" Victor - Still Game

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