Posts Tagged ‘DNS flaw’

Serious Security: How dEliBeRaTe tYpOs might imProVe DNS security

Over the years, we’ve written and spoken on Naked Security many times about the thorny problem of DNS hijacking. DNS, as you probably know, is short for domain name system, and you’ll often hear it described as the internet’s “telephone directory” or “gazetteer”. If you’re not familiar with the word gazeteer, it refers to the index at the back of an atlas […]

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A DNS flaw impacts a library used by millions of IoT devices

A vulnerability in the domain name system (DNS) component of the uClibc library impacts millions of IoT products. Nozomi Networks warns of a vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2022-05-02, in the domain name system (DNS) component of the uClibc library which is used by a large number of IoT products. The flaw also affects DNS implementation of all versions of the uClibc-ng library, which is […]

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