Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : isc-dhcp (multiple_denial_of_service_dos4)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 80647


The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.


The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address security updates :

- ISC DHCP 4.1.2 through 4.2.4 and 4.1-ESV before 4.1-ESV-R6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via a malformed client identifier. (CVE-2012-3571)

- Multiple memory leaks in ISC DHCP 4.1.x and 4.2.x before 4.2.4-P1 and 4.1-ESV before 4.1-ESV-R6 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by sending many requests. (CVE-2012-3954)


Upgrade to Solaris 11/11 SRU 10.5.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80647

File Name: solaris11_isc-dhcp_20120821.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/01/19

Modified: 2015/01/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:11.0, p-cpe:/a:oracle:solaris:isc-dhcp

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Solaris11/release, Host/Solaris11/pkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2012/08/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3571, CVE-2012-3954