Slackware 13.0 / 13.1 / 13.37 / 14.0 / 14.1 / current : dhcp (SSA:2016-012-01)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 87883
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.

Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New dhcp packages are available for Slackware 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, 14.0, 14.1, and -current to fix security issues.

Solution

Update the affected dhcp package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?eab04286

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 87883

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2016-012-01.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 1/13/2016

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.7

Vector: AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:dhcp, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:13.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:13.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:13.37, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 1/13/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8605

SSA: 2016-012-01