openSUSE Security Update : dhcp (openSUSE-SU-2011:1318-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 75467


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Specially crafted requests could crash dhcpd if the server used regular expressions for matching (CVE-2011-4539).


Update the affected dhcp packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75467

File Name: suse_11_3_dhcp-111209.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dhcp, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dhcp-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dhcp-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dhcp-relay, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dhcp-server, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2011/12/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4539

OSVDB: 77584