Scientific Linux Security Update : dhcp on SL7.x x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 108278


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


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)


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 108278

File Name: sl_20180312_dhcp_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/03/13

Modified: 2018/03/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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: 2018/03/12

Reference Information

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

IAVB: 2018-B-0034