ISC DHCP 4.1.0 to 4.1-ESV-R15 / 4.2.0 to 4.2.8 / 4.3.0 to 4.3.6 DoS vulnerability
Low Nessus Plugin ID 106202
SynopsisThe DHCP server installed on the remote Linux host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.
DescriptionThe DHCP server version installed on the remote host is 4.1.0 to 4.1-ESV-R15, 4.2.0 to 4.2.8, or 4.3.0 to 4.3.6. It is, therefore, vulnerable to a denial of service condition with in the omapi_connection_writer() function of the omapip/buffer.c script due to improper handling of an empty message. A local attacker could potentially exhaust the available descriptors.
SolutionPlease refer to the vendor's advisory.