GLSA-201409-03 : dhcpcd: Denial of service
Low Nessus Plugin ID 77512
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201409-03 (dhcpcd: Denial of service)
A vulnerability has been discovered in dhcpcd. A malicious dhcp server can set flags as part of the dhcp reply that can cause a Denial of Service condition.
A remote attacker can cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll dhcpcd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/dhcpcd-6.4.3'