SuSE 11.1 Security Update : dhcp (SAT Patch Number 5079)

High Nessus Plugin ID 57097


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


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 SAT patch number 5079.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57097

File Name: suse_11_dhcp-110830.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/12/13

Modified: 2013/10/25

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:dhcp, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:dhcp-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:dhcp-relay, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:dhcp-server, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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