Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dhcp (MDVSA-2011:022)

High Nessus Plugin ID 51899


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


A vulnerability has been found and corrected in dhcp :

The DHCPv6 server in ISC DHCP 4.0.x and 4.1.x before 4.1.2-P1, 4.0-ESV and 4.1-ESV before 4.1-ESV-R1, and 4.2.x before 4.2.1b1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon crash) by sending a message over IPv6 for a declined and abandoned address (CVE-2011-0413).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 51899

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2011-022.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/02/08

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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: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: 2011/02/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0413

BID: 46035

MDVSA: 2011:022