SuSE 10 Security Update : dhcp6 (ZYPP Patch Number 7465)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

A rogue DHCP server could instruct clients to use a host name that
contains shell meta characters. Since many scripts in the system do
not expect unusal characters in the system's host name the DHCP client
needs to sanitize the host name offered by the server. (CVE-2011-0997)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-0997.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 7465.

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: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57182 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0997

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