GLSA-201804-05 : ISC DHCP: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 108926

Synopsis

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

Description

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).”

Solution

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

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201804-05

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 108926

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201804-05.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 2018/04/10

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: 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: 2018/04/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/01/16

Reference Information

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

GLSA: 201804-05

IAVB: 2018-B-0034