Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dhcp (MDVSA-2009:151)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 39804


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A vulnerability has been found and corrected in ISC DHCP :

Stack-based buffer overflow in the script_write_params method in client/dhclient.c in ISC DHCP dhclient 4.1 before 4.1.0p1, 4.0 before 4.0.1p1, 3.1 before 3.1.2p1, 3.0, and 2.0 allows remote DHCP servers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted subnet-mask option (CVE-2009-0692).

This update provides fixes for this vulnerability.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 39804

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-151.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/07/16

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dhcp-client, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dhcp-common, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dhcp-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dhcp-doc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dhcp-relay, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dhcp-server, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/07/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0692

BID: 35668

MDVSA: 2009:151

CWE: 119