SuSE 11.2 Security Update : dhcp (SAT Patch Number 7571)

High Nessus Plugin ID 66020


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


The ISC DHCP server had a denial of service issue in handling specific DDNS requests which could cause a out of memory usage situation.

This update also adds a dhcp6-server service template for SuSEfirewall2. (bnc#783002)


Apply SAT patch number 7571.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 66020

File Name: suse_11_dhcp-130327.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/04/18

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: 2013/03/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2266