FreeBSD : isc-dhcp-client -- Stack overflow vulnerability (c444c8b7-7169-11de-9ab7-000c29a67389)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 39802


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


US-CERT reports :

The ISC DHCP dhclient application contains a stack-based buffer overflow, which may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code with root privileges.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 39802

File Name: freebsd_pkg_c444c8b7716911de9ab7000c29a67389.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/07/16

Modified: 2014/06/05

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-dhcp30-client, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:isc-dhcp31-client, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/07/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/07/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0692

CERT: 410676

Secunia: 35785

CWE: 119