openSUSE Security Update : dhcp (dhcp-465)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 39949


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update contains a backported patch from dhcp-3.0.7 to fix a buffer overflow which could lead to a denial-of-service condition in cases when the dhcp server is configured to send many DHCP options to clients. (CVE-2007-0062)


Update the affected dhcp packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 39949

File Name: suse_11_0_dhcp-090126.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2014/06/13

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:novell:opensuse:dhcp, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dhcp-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dhcp-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dhcp-relay, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dhcp-server, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/01/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0062

CWE: 119, 189