SUSE SLES11 Security Update : dhcp (SUSE-SU-2018:0810-2)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118346

Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for dhcp fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2018-5733: reference count overflow in dhcpd (bsc#1083303).

CVE-2018-5732: buffer overflow in dhclient (bsc#1083302).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:zypper in -t patch slessp3-dhcp-13533=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch sleposp3-dhcp-13533=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-dhcp-13533=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1083302

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1083303

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-5732/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-5733/

http://www.nessus.org/u?32ec4107

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118346

File Name: suse_SU-2018-0810-2.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/24

Updated: 2019/09/10

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:novell:suse_linux:dhcp, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:dhcp-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:dhcp-relay, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:dhcp-server, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/01/16

Reference Information

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