Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dhcp (MDVSA-2011:182)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in dhcp :

dhcpd in ISC DHCP 4.x before 4.2.3-P1 and 4.1-ESV before 4.1-ESV-R4
does not properly handle regular expressions in dhcpd.conf, which
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash)
via a crafted request packet (CVE-2011-4539).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57052 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50971

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4539

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