Security update for the DHCP server
(Last modified: 18MAY2004)
solutions Security update for the DHCP server SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (1399e43f128fd0500fe57fff5c707dcd)
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server used easily guessable filenames when creating a new lease file in the
/var/lib/dhcp. Since the directory is owned by the nobody
user, another process running under the same user id could trick the server
(which initially runs as root when starting up) into overwriting arbitrary
files via a symlink attack. This update provides a fix.
rpm -Fvh dhcp.rpm
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