Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Markus Hietava discovered that the DHCP server incorrectly handled
certain malformed client identifiers. A remote attacker could use this
issue to cause DHCP to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
Glen Eustace discovered that the DHCP server incorrectly handled
memory. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause DHCP to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2012-3954).
Update the affected isc-dhcp-server package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60137 ()
Bugtraq ID: 54665
CVE ID: CVE-2012-3571CVE-2012-3954
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