FreeBSD : isc-dhcp-server -- Empty link-address denial of service (f154a3c7-f7f4-11df-b617-00e0815b8da8)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

ISC reports :

If the server receives a DHCPv6 packet containing one or more
Relay-Forward messages, and none of them supply an address in the
Relay-Forward link-address field, then the server will crash. This can
be used as a single packet crash attack vector.

See also :

http://www.isc.org/software/dhcp/advisories/cve-2010-3611
http://www.nessus.org/u?d4b7a7a2

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50815 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3611

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