Fedora 16 : dhcp-4.2.3-5.P2.fc16 (2012-0490)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

CVE-2011-4868: error in DDNS processing of DHCPv6 leases can cause ISC
dhcpd crash

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=781242
http://www.nessus.org/u?e78409da

Solution :

Update the affected dhcp package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.1
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57625 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51408

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4868

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