Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dhcp (MDVSA-2011:001)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 51794
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been found and corrected in dhcp :
ISC DHCP server 4.2 before 4.2.0-P2, when configured to use failover partnerships, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (communications-interrupted state and DHCP client service loss) by connecting to a port that is only intended for a failover peer, as demonstrated by a Nagios check_tcp process check to TCP port 520 (CVE-2010-3616).
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.