Vulnerability Note VU#403568
Netgear G54/N150 Wireless Router WNR1000v3 uses insufficiently random values for DNS queries
Netgear G54/N150 Wireless Router WNR1000v3, firmware version 184.108.40.206 and possibly earlier, uses insufficiently random values for DNS queries and is vulnerable to DNS spoofing attacks.
CWE-330: Use of Insufficiently Random Values - CVE-2015-8263
The Netgear G54/N150 Wireless Router WNR1000v3 uses static source ports for all DNS queries originating from the local area network (LAN). An attacker with the ability to spoof DNS responses can cause WNR1000v3 LAN clients to contact incorrect or malicious hosts under the attacker's control.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to spoof DNS responses to cause WNR1000v3 LAN clients to contact attacker-controlled hosts.
The CERT/CC is currently unaware of a practical solution to this problem.
Vendor Information (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Netgear, Inc.||Affected||08 Oct 2015||10 Dec 2015|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
These vulnerabilities were reported by Joel Land of the CERT/CC.
This document was written by Joel Land.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2015-8263
- Date Public: 10 Dec 2015
- Date First Published: 10 Dec 2015
- Date Last Updated: 10 Dec 2015
- Document Revision: 6
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