FreeBSD : isc-dhcp-server -- Empty link-address denial of service (f154a3c7-f7f4-11df-b617-00e0815b8da8)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 50815


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


ISC reports :

If the server receives a DHCPv6 packet containing one or more Relay-Forward messages, and none of them supply an address in the Relay-Forward link-address field, then the server will crash. This can be used as a single packet crash attack vector.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 50815

File Name: freebsd_pkg_f154a3c7f7f411dfb61700e0815b8da8.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/11/28

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:isc-dhcp41-server, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2010/11/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/11/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3611

CERT: 102047