Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dhcp (MDVSA-2009:153)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 39872


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


A vulnerability has been found and corrected in ISC DHCP :

Integer overflow in the ISC dhcpd 3.0.x before 3.0.7 and 3.1.x before 3.1.1; and the DHCP server in EMC VMware Workstation before 5.5.5 Build 56455 and 6.x before 6.0.1 Build 55017, Player before 1.0.5 Build 56455 and Player 2 before 2.0.1 Build 55017, ACE before 1.0.3 Build 54075 and ACE 2 before 2.0.1 Build 55017, and Server before 1.0.4 Build 56528; allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or execute arbitrary code via a malformed DHCP packet with a large dhcp-max-message-size that triggers a stack-based buffer overflow, related to servers configured to send many DHCP options to clients (CVE-2007-0062).

This update provides fixes for this vulnerability.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 39872

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-153.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/07/20

Modified: 2013/06/01

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: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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/07/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0062

MDVSA: 2009:153

CWE: 119, 189