Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dhcp (MDVSA-2010:226)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in ISC dhcp :

ISC DHCP server 4.0 before 4.0.2, 4.1 before 4.1.2, and 4.2 before
4.2.0-P1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash)
via a DHCPv6 packet containing a Relay-Forward message without an
address in the Relay-Forward link-address field (CVE-2010-3611).

The updated packages have been upgraded to 4.1.2 which is not
vulnerable to this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50558 ()

Bugtraq ID: 44615

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3611

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