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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.131196
Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2016-0034
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0034
Description:Summary:
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0034

Vulnerability Insight:
Possible heap overflow in dhcpcd before 6.10.0 caused by malformed dhcp responses due to incorrect option length values (CVE-2016-1503). Possible invalid read in dhcpcd before 6.10.0 caused by malformed dhcp responses can lead to a crash (CVE-2016-1504). The dhcpcd package has been updated to version 6.10.0 which fixes these issues and has several other bug fixes and enhancements.

Solution:
Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

CVSS Score:
10.0

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-1503
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201606-07
HPdes Security Advisory: HPSBPI03554
https://h20566.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05388711
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034601
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-1504
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/07/3
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/07/4
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2016 Eero Volotinen

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