Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dhcp (MDVSA-2009:151)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 39804
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.