How to Buy
This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
A denial of service flaw was found in the way the dhcpd daemon handled
DHCP request packets when regular expression matching was used in
'/etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf'. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash
See also :
Run 'yum update dhcp' to update your system.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69638 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2011-4539
Nessus Professional: Scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & moreNessus Cloud: The power of Nessus for teams – from the cloud
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.