Fedora 11 : dhcp-4.1.0p1-4.fc11 (2009-9075)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Do not require policycoreutils when installing dhcp or dhclient
packages. If you have the package installed, the /sbin/restorecon
program will be used by dhclient-script and the dhcpd init script.
This update to the dhcp package includes fixes for CVE-2009-0692 and
CVE-2009-1892. More information on these issues are available here:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1892 Note:
CVE-2009-0692 had no security consequences on Fedora, thanks to the

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected dhcp package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42454 (fedora_2009-9075.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35668

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0692

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