Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 : dhcp3, isc-dhcp vulnerabilities (USN-1190-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

David Zych discovered that DHCP incorrectly handled certain malformed
packets. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause DHCP to
crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected dhcp3-server and / or isc-dhcp-server packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55857 ()

Bugtraq ID: 49120

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2748
CVE-2011-2749