openSUSE Security Update : dhcp (openSUSE-2011-68)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74532
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
Description- Applied security fix for a DoS due to processing certain regular expressions, extracted from 4.2.3-P1 (bnc#735610, CVE-2011-4539) :
- Add a check for a NULL pointer before calling the regexec function. Without out this check we could, under some circumstances, pass a NULL pointer to the regexec function causing it to segfault. Thanks to a report from BlueCat Networks. [ISC-Bugs #26704]
SolutionUpdate the affected dhcp packages.