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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200808-05
(ISC DHCP: Denial of Service)
A buffer overflow error was found in ISC DHCP server, that can only be
exploited under unusual server configurations where the DHCP server is
configured to provide clients with a large set of DHCP options.
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a Denial of
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All ISC DHCP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/dhcp-3.1.1'
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 33835 (gentoo_GLSA-200808-05.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-0062