FreeBSD : isc-dhcpd -- Denial of Service (05eeb7e9-b987-11e5-83ef-14dae9d210b8)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 87981
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The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


ISC reports :

A badly formed packet with an invalid IPv4 UDP length field can cause a DHCP server, client, or relay program to terminate abnormally.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 87981

File Name: freebsd_pkg_05eeb7e9b98711e583ef14dae9d210b8.nasl

Version: 2.10

Type: local

Published: 1/19/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.7

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


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:freebsd:freebsd:isc-dhcp41-client, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:isc-dhcp41-relay, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:isc-dhcp41-server, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:isc-dhcp42-client, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:isc-dhcp42-relay, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:isc-dhcp42-server, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:isc-dhcp43-client, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:isc-dhcp43-relay, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:isc-dhcp43-server, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 1/12/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/5/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8605