Insecure Randomness Affecting github.com/miekg/dns Open this link in a new tab package, versions <1.1.25


0.0
high
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

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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.