SuSE 10 Security Update : dhcp (ZYPP Patch Number 7717)

High Nessus Plugin ID 56606


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update of dhcp fixes two Denial of Service (CVE-2011-2748 / CVE-2011-2749) vulnerabilities caused by specially crafted BOOTP packets.

Additionally, the alias IP address handling of dhclient-script was fixed to not wipe out iptables connmark when renewing the lease.


Apply ZYPP patch number 7717.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 56606

File Name: suse_dhcp-7717.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/10/24

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/08/30

Reference Information

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