Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dhcp (MDVSA-2013:059)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66073
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA security issue was identified and fixed in ISC DHCP :
libdns in ISC DHCP 4.2.x before 4.2.5-P1 allows remote name servers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via vectors involving a regular expression, as demonstrated by a memory-exhaustion attack against a machine running a dhcpd process, a related issue to CVE-2013-2266 (CVE-2013-2494).
The updated packages have upgraded to the 4.2.5-P1 version which is not vulnerable to this issue
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.