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Family: Mandrake Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

MDKSA-2005:117: dhcpcd Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the dhcpcd package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

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 :
Threat Level: High

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