Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dhcp (MDVSA-2009:154)

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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 :

ISC DHCP Server is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the
improper handling of DHCP requests. If the host definitions are mixed
using dhcp-client-identifier and hardware ethernet, a remote attacker
could send specially crafted DHCP requests to cause the server to stop
responding (CVE-2009-1892).

This update provides fixes for this vulnerability.

See also :

http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/51717

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 39873 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-154.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35669

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1892

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