Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dhcpcd (MDVSA-2014:171)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 77650


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


Updated dhcpcd package fixes security vulnerability :

In dhcpcd before 6.4.3, a specially crafted packet received from a malicious DHCP server caused dhcpcd to enter an infinite loop, causing a denial of service (CVE-2014-6060).


Update the affected dhcpcd package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 77650

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-171.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/09/12

Modified: 2014/09/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dhcpcd, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/09/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6060

BID: 68970

MDVSA: 2014:171