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HPSBMP02404 SSRT090014 rev.1 - MPE/iX Running BIND/iX, Remote DNS Cache Poisoning


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HPSBMP02404 SSRT090014 rev.1 - MPE/iX Running BIND/iX, Remote DNS Cache Poisoning
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2009-01-27

Last Updated: 2009-01-28

Potential Security Impact: DNS cache poisoning

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Product Security Response Team


A potential security vulnerability has been identified with MPE/iX running BIND/iX. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to cause DNS cache poisoning.

References: CVE-2008-1447

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

MPE/iX v6.5, v7.0 and v7.5 running BIND/ix v9.3.0


CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics

Base Vector
Base Score

Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.


The resolution is to discontinue the use of BIND/iX and migrate DNS services to another platform.

Version:1 (rev.1) - 28 January 2009 Initial release

Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches that are to be installed on systems running HP software products should be applied in accordance with the customer's patch management policy.

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