Slackware Linux 14.0 / 14.1 / 14.2 / 15.0 / current dhcp Multiple Vulnerabilities (SSA:2022-278-01)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 176363

Synopsis

The remote Slackware Linux host is missing a security update to dhcp.

Description

The version of dhcp installed on the remote host is prior to 4.4.3_P1. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SSA:2022-278-01 advisory.

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade the affected dhcp package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 176363

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2022-278-01.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 5/25/2023

Updated: 5/29/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 4.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-2929

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:dhcp, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.2, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:15.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-2928, CVE-2022-2929