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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2005:117: dhcpcd

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the dhcpcd package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:117 (dhcpcd).



'infamous42md' discovered that the dhcpcd DHCP client could be tricked into
reading past the end of the supplied DHCP buffer, which could lead to the
daemon crashing.

The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:117
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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