SuSE 11.2 Security Update : dhcp (SAT Patch Number 6831)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update to ISC dhcp-4.2.4-P2 release provides a security fix for
an issue with the use of lease times. Making certain changes to the
end time of an IPv6 lease could cause the server to abort. Thanks to
Glen Eustace of Massey University, New Zealand for finding this issue.

CVE-2012-3955 has been assigned to this issue.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=780167
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3955.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 6831.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64124 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3955

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