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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
dhcpd. After installing this update, all DHCP servers will be
See also :
Run 'yum update dhcp dhclient' 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