DNS_EXPLOIT sparc overflow attempt

 

Code: p430

Severity: Warning

 

Description: This event is generated when spurious DNS traffic is detected on the network.

Impact: Ranges from harmless to severe. A successful corrupted DNS IP and name pairing can range from harmless (if the IP is not used) to severe (if a user is misdirected to a hostile host).

Corrective: Consider using DNSSEC where appropriate. Keep all DNS software up to date and correctly configured.