Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
It was discovered that the DHCP server incorrectly handled certain
malformed packets when configured to evaluate regular expressions. A
remote attacker could use this issue to cause DHCP to crash, resulting
in a denial of service.
Update the affected isc-dhcp-server package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 57321 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2011-4539