FreeBSD : isc-dhcp-server -- Remote DoS (93be487e-211f-11e1-89b4-001ec9578670)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

ISC reports :

A bug exists which allows an attacker who is able to send DHCP Request
packets, either directly or through a relay, to remotely crash an ISC
DHCP server if that server is configured to evaluate expressions using
a regular expression (i.e. uses the '~=' or '~~' comparison

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57045 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4539

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