GLSA-201804-05 : ISC DHCP: Multiple vulnerabilities

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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201804-05 (ISC DHCP: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in ISC DHCP. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

Remote attackers could execute arbitrary code, cause a Denial of Service condition, or have other unspecified impacts.
Workaround :

There are no known workarounds at this time for CVE-2018-5732 or CVE-2018-5733.
In accordance with upstream documentation, the recommended workaround for CVE-2017-3144 is, “to disallow access to the OMAPI control port from unauthorized clients (in accordance with best practices for server operation).”


All DHCP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/dhcp-4.3.6_p1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 108926

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201804-05.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 4/10/2018

Updated: 7/10/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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


Risk Factor: High

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: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:dhcp, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 4/8/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/16/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-3144, CVE-2018-5732, CVE-2018-5733

GLSA: 201804-05

IAVB: 2018-B-0034-S