Fedora 16 : dhcp-4.2.2-1.fc16 (2011-10667)

High Nessus Plugin ID 55948


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update fixes a pair of defects that could cause the server to halt upon processing certain packets.

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: 55948

File Name: fedora_2011-10667.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/08/23

Modified: 2016/05/11

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:fedoraproject:fedora:dhcp, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:16

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/08/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2748, CVE-2011-2749

BID: 49120

FEDORA: 2011-10667