FreeBSD : isc-dhcp-client -- Stack overflow vulnerability (c444c8b7-7169-11de-9ab7-000c29a67389)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

US-CERT reports :

The ISC DHCP dhclient application contains a stack-based buffer overflow,
which may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute
arbitrary code with root privileges.

See also :

https://www.isc.org/node/468
http://www.nessus.org/u?7d786a04

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 39802 (freebsd_pkg_c444c8b7716911de9ab7000c29a67389.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0692

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