Scientific Linux Security Update : dhcp on SL6.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 107250

Synopsis

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

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- dhcp: Buffer overflow in dhclient possibly allowing code execution triggered by malicious server (CVE-2018-5732)

- dhcp: Reference count overflow in dhcpd allows denial of service (CVE-2018-5733)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?7828a294

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 107250

File Name: sl_20180308_dhcp_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/03/09

Updated: 2019/02/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/03/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/01/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5732, CVE-2018-5733

IAVB: 2018-B-0034