Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dhcpcd (MDVSA-2014:171)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated dhcpcd package fixes security vulnerability :

In dhcpcd before 6.4.3, a specially crafted packet received from a
malicious DHCP server caused dhcpcd to enter an infinite loop, causing
a denial of service (CVE-2014-6060).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0334.html

Solution :

Update the affected dhcpcd package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77650 ()

Bugtraq ID: 68970

CVE ID: CVE-2014-6060

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