Fedora 10 : dhcp-4.0.0-37.fc10 (2009-8344)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 40774


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update to the dhcp package includes fixes for CVE-2009-0692 and CVE-2009-1892. More information on these issues are available here:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0692 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1892 Note:
CVE-2009-0692 had no security consequences on Fedora, thanks to the use of FORTIFY_SOURCE

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected dhcp package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 40774

File Name: fedora_2009-8344.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/08/26

Modified: 2016/12/08

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:fedoraproject:fedora:dhcp, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:10

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0692, CVE-2009-1892

BID: 35668, 35669

FEDORA: 2009-8344

CWE: 16, 119