Fedora 15 : dhcp-4.2.1-4.P1.fc15 (2011-4934)

High Nessus Plugin ID 53454


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This is a SECURITY release of ISC DHCP, which fixes one security related bug (CVE-2011-0997) in dhclient.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected dhcp package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 53454

File Name: fedora_2011-4934.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/04/18

Modified: 2016/05/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:dhcp, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:15

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/04/07

Exploitable With


Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0997

BID: 47176

FEDORA: 2011-4934