Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dhcp (MDVSA-2011:022)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in dhcp :

The DHCPv6 server in ISC DHCP 4.0.x and 4.1.x before 4.1.2-P1, 4.0-ESV
and 4.1-ESV before 4.1-ESV-R1, and 4.2.x before 4.2.1b1 allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon
crash) by sending a message over IPv6 for a declined and abandoned
address (CVE-2011-0413).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51899 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46035

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0413

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