FreeBSD : isc-dhcp3-server buffer overflow in logging mechanism (7a9d5dfe-c507-11d8-8898-000d6111a684)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 36237


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


A buffer overflow exists in the logging functionality of the DHCP daemon which could lead to Denial of Service attacks and has the potential to allow attackers to execute arbitrary code.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 36237

File Name: freebsd_pkg_7a9d5dfec50711d88898000d6111a684.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2013/08/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:isc-dhcp3-relay, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:isc-dhcp3-server, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2004/06/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/06/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0460

OSVDB: 7237

CERT: 317350