SuSE 10 Security Update : dhclient (ZYPP Patch Number 6335)

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Synopsis :

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

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 :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0692.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 6335.

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: 41502 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0692

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