Debian DLA-1793-1 : dhcpcd5 security update
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 125269
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
DescriptionIt was discovered that there was a read overflow vulnerability in the dhcpcd5 network management protocol client.
For Debian 8 'Jessie', this issue has been fixed in dhcpcd5 version 6.0.5-2+deb8u1. Thanks to Roy Marples <[email protected]>.
We recommend that you upgrade your dhcpcd5 packages.
NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpgrade the affected dhcpcd5 package.