Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dhcp (MDVSA-2009:153)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in ISC DHCP :

Integer overflow in the ISC dhcpd 3.0.x before 3.0.7 and 3.1.x before
3.1.1; and the DHCP server in EMC VMware Workstation before 5.5.5
Build 56455 and 6.x before 6.0.1 Build 55017, Player before 1.0.5
Build 56455 and Player 2 before 2.0.1 Build 55017, ACE before 1.0.3
Build 54075 and ACE 2 before 2.0.1 Build 55017, and Server before
1.0.4 Build 56528; allows remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (daemon crash) or execute arbitrary code via a malformed DHCP
packet with a large dhcp-max-message-size that triggers a stack-based
buffer overflow, related to servers configured to send many DHCP
options to clients (CVE-2007-0062).

This update provides fixes for this vulnerability.

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: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 39872 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-153.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0062

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