SuSE 11 Security Update : dhcp-client (SAT Patch Number 1041)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description :

The DHCP client (dhclient) could be crashed by a malicious DHCP server
sending a overlong subnet field. (CVE-2009-0692)

In some circumstances code execution might be possible, but might be
caught by the buffer overflow checking in newer distributions. (SLES
10 and 11).

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=515599
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0692.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 1041.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41383 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0692

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