Ubuntu 6.06 LTS : dhcdbd vulnerability (USN-299-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Florian Hackenberger discovered a memory corruption bug in dhcdbd (the
NetworkManager daemon for processing DHCP operations). Invalid DHCP
responses crashed dhcdbd, which caused NetworkManager to not work any
more.

Solution :

Update the affected dhcdbd package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27874 ()

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