Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : dhcpcd (MDKSA-2005:117)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

'infamous42md' discovered that the dhcpcd DHCP client could be tricked
into reading past the end of the supplied DHCP buffer, which could
lead to the daemon crashing.

The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected dhcpcd package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19191 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-117.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1848

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