Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dhcp (MDVSA-2013:059)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A security issue was identified and fixed in ISC DHCP :

libdns in ISC DHCP 4.2.x before 4.2.5-P1 allows remote name servers to
cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via vectors involving a
regular expression, as demonstrated by a memory-exhaustion attack
against a machine running a dhcpd process, a related issue to
CVE-2013-2266 (CVE-2013-2494).

The updated packages have upgraded to the 4.2.5-P1 version which is
not vulnerable to this issue

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66073 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58772

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2494

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