SuSE 10 Security Update : dhcp (ZYPP Patch Number 8245)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 61595


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


This update of dhcp fixed two security vulnerabilities :

- Malformed client identifiers could cause a Denial of Service (excessive CPU consumption), effectively causing further client requests to not be processed anymore.

- Two unspecified memory leaks. (CVE-2012-3954)


Apply ZYPP patch number 8245.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 61595

File Name: suse_dhcp-8245.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/20

Modified: 2012/08/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/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: 2012/08/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3571, CVE-2012-3954