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

low Nessus Plugin ID 77650
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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: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 9/12/2014

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/2/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6060

BID: 68970

MDVSA: 2014:171