How to Buy
This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200908-08
(ISC DHCP: dhcpd Denial of Service)
Christoph Biedl discovered that dhcpd does not properly handle certain
DHCP requests when configured both using 'dhcp-client-identifier' and
A remote attacker might send a specially crafted request to dhcpd,
possibly resulting in a Denial of Service (daemon crash).
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-3.1.2_p1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 40633 (gentoo_GLSA-200908-08.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 35669
CVE ID: CVE-2009-1892
Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best website experience. If you continue without changing these settings, you consent to this - but if you want, you can opt out of all cookies by clicking below.