Insecure Randomness Affecting github.com/miekg/dns package, versions <1.1.25


0.0
high

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
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NVD
5.9 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-GOLANG-GITHUBCOMMIEKGDNS-537825
  • published 15 Dec 2019
  • disclosed 13 Dec 2019
  • credit Unknown

How to fix?

Upgrade github.com/miekg/dns to version 1.1.25 or higher.

Overview

github.com/miekg/dns is a complete and usable DNS library.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Insecure Randomness. It improperly generates random numbers because math/rand is used. The TXID becomes predictable, leading to response forgeries.