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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-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
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