SuSE 10 Security Update : DHCP (ZYPP Patch Number 5975)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update contains a backported patch from dhcp-3.0.7 to fix a
buffer overflow which could lead to a denial-of-service condition in
cases when the dhcp server is configured to send many DHCP options to
clients. (CVE-2007-0062)

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 5975.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41501 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0062

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