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Amazon Linux Local Check: ALAS-2012-31

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Insight

Insight

A denial of service flaw was found in the way the dhcpd daemon handled DHCP request packets when regular expression matching was used in /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash dhcpd. (CVE-2011-4539 )

Solution

Solution

Run yum update dhcp to update your system.

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