SuSE9 Security Update : dhcp-client (YOU Patch Number 12447)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

The DHCP client (dhclient) could be crashed by a malicious DHCP server
sending an overlong subnet field. Under some circumstances remote code
execution might be possible by exploiting the resulting buffer
overflow. This issue has been tracked by CVE-2009-0692.

See also :

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12447.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41310 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0692

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