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RHSA-2005-603: dhcpcd

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the dhcpcd packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


An updated dhcpcd package that fixes a denial of service issue is
now available.

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

The dhcpcd package includes a DHCP client daemon.

An out of bounds memory read bug was found in dhcpcd. A malicious user on
the local network could send a specially crafted DHCP packet to the client
causing it to crash. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
assigned the name CVE-2005-1848 to this issue.

Users of dhcpcd should update to this erratum package, which contains a
patch that resolves this issue.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-603.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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