FreeBSD : isc-dhcp-client -- dhclient does not strip or escape shell meta-characters (7e69f00d-632a-11e0-9f3a-001d092480a4)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

ISC reports :

ISC dhclient did not strip or escape certain shell meta-characters in
responses from the dhcp server (like hostname) before passing the
responses on to dhclient-script. Depending on the script and OS, this
can result in execution of exploit code on the client.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?abdd7f21

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 53346 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0997

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