|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Update for dhcp RHSA-2011:1819-01|
|Summary:||The remote host is missing an update for the 'dhcp'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.|
The remote host is missing an update for the 'dhcp'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a protocol that allows
individual devices on an IP network to get their own network configuration
information, including an IP address, a subnet mask, and a broadcast
A denial of service flaw was found in the way the dhcpd daemon handled DHCP
request packets when regular expression matching was used in
'/etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf'. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash
Users of DHCP should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a
backported patch to correct this issue. After installing this update, all
DHCP servers will be restarted automatically.
dhcp on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)
Please Install the Updated Packages.
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-4539|
BugTraq ID: 50971
Debian Security Information: DSA-2519 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2011:1318 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: isc-dhcp-dhcpd-regex-dos(71680)
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2012 Greenbone Networks GmbH|
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