Security update for the DHCP server
(Last modified: 18MAY2004)
solutions Security update for the DHCP server SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (9567effd77aa719e3132a4c89fd99271)
Product(s): SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
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-server.rpm
To make the change effective, use the command:
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