This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
An updated dhcpcd package that fixes a denial of service issue is now
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
The dhcpcd package includes a DHCP client daemon.
An out of bounds memory read bug was found in dhcpcd. A malicious user
on the local network could send a specially crafted DHCP packet to the
client causing it to crash. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
project assigned the name CVE-2005-1848 to this issue.
Users of dhcpcd should update to this erratum package, which contains
a patch that resolves this issue.
See also :
Update the affected dhcpcd package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 19331 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-1848