Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dhcp (MDVSA-2010:226)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 50558


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


A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in ISC dhcp :

ISC DHCP server 4.0 before 4.0.2, 4.1 before 4.1.2, and 4.2 before 4.2.0-P1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a DHCPv6 packet containing a Relay-Forward message without an address in the Relay-Forward link-address field (CVE-2010-3611).

The updated packages have been upgraded to 4.1.2 which is not vulnerable to this issue.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 50558

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-226.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/11/11

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC: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:2009.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/11/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3611

BID: 44615

MDVSA: 2010:226