Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dhcp (MDVSA-2010:114)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 48187


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


A vulnerability has been found and corrected in dhcp :

ISC DHCP 4.1 before 4.1.1-P1 and 4.0 before 4.0.2-P1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (server exit) via a zero-length client ID (CVE-2010-2156).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 48187

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-114.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/07/30

Modified: 2015/01/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

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:2009.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/06/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2156

MDVSA: 2010:114