Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dhcp (MDVSA-2009:154)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 39873
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been found and corrected in ISC DHCP :
ISC DHCP Server is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the improper handling of DHCP requests. If the host definitions are mixed using dhcp-client-identifier and hardware ethernet, a remote attacker could send specially crafted DHCP requests to cause the server to stop responding (CVE-2009-1892).
This update provides fixes for this vulnerability.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.