openSUSE Security Update : dhcp (openSUSE-SU-2012:1234-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Update to ISC dhcp-4.2.4-P2 release, providing a
security fix for an issue with the use of lease times
was found and fixed. 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. ([ISC-Bugs #30281], CVE:
CVE-2012-3955, bnc#780167)

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-09/msg00088.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=780167

Solution :

Update the affected dhcp packages.

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: 74763 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3955

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