Security update for package dhcp-server
(Last modified: 21NOV2003)
solutions Security update for package dhcp-server SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (f4ec40a20afeec9101df6b0727852e78)
Product(s): SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
dhcrelayshould install this security fix.
dhcrelayfails to limit the hop count when malicious BOOTP packets were received (see CERT CC Vulnerabilityi Note VU#149953). Also, packets could be looping in some configurations. A patch was added that makes the hop count configurable and limits it to 4 by default, to avoid a possible denial of service attack.
rpm -Fvh dhcp-relay.rpm
After installing the update, the DHCP relay agent should be restarted with
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