SuSE 10 Security Update : dhcp (ZYPP Patch Number 8245)

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

Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update of dhcp fixed two security vulnerabilities :

- Malformed client identifiers could cause a Denial of
Service (excessive CPU consumption), effectively causing
further client requests to not be processed anymore.

- Two unspecified memory leaks. (CVE-2012-3954)

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 8245.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.1

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61595 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3571

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