SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for dhcp fixes the following issues :
- CVE-2016-2774: Fixed a denial of service attack against the DHCP server over the OMAPI TCP socket, which could be used by network adjacent attackers to make the DHCP server non-functional (bsc#969820).
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionTo install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP2-LTSS :
zypper in -t patch slessp2-dhcp-12637=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP2 :
zypper in -t patch dbgsp2-dhcp-12637=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.