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MDKSA-2003:007: dhcp Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the dhcp package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2003:007 (dhcp).
Several potential vulnerabilities were detected by the ISC (Internet Software
Consortium) in their dhcp server software. The vulnerabilities affect the
minires library and may be exploitable as stack buffer overflows, which could
lead to remote code execution. All Mandrake Linux users are encouraged to
only Mandrake Linux 8.0 came with dhcp 2.x and is not vulnerable.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:007
Threat Level: High
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