SUSE-SU-2012:1327-1

Security update for dhcp

SUSE Security Update: Security update for dhcp
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2012:1327-1
Rating: moderate
References: #780167
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2

  • An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available. It includes one version update.

    Description:


    This update to ISC dhcp-4.2.4-P2 release provides a
    security fix for an issue with the use of lease times.
    Making certain changes to the end time of an IPv6 lease
    could cause the server to abort. Thanks to Glen Eustace of
    Massey University, New Zealand for finding this issue.

    CVE-2012-3955 has been assigned to this issue.

    Security Issue reference:

    * CVE-2012-3955
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    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch sdksp2-dhcp-6831
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware:
      zypper in -t patch slessp2-dhcp-6831
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch slessp2-dhcp-6831
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch sledsp2-dhcp-6831

    To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64) [New Version: 4.2.4.P2]:
    • dhcp-devel-4.2.4.P2-0.5.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 4.2.4.P2]:
    • dhcp-4.2.4.P2-0.5.1
    • dhcp-client-4.2.4.P2-0.5.1
    • dhcp-relay-4.2.4.P2-0.5.1
    • dhcp-server-4.2.4.P2-0.5.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64) [New Version: 4.2.4.P2]:
    • dhcp-4.2.4.P2-0.5.1
    • dhcp-client-4.2.4.P2-0.5.1
    • dhcp-relay-4.2.4.P2-0.5.1
    • dhcp-server-4.2.4.P2-0.5.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 4.2.4.P2]:
    • dhcp-4.2.4.P2-0.5.1
    • dhcp-client-4.2.4.P2-0.5.1

    References:

    • http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3955.html
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/780167
    • http://download.suse.com/patch/finder/?keywords=7781f2ce06d447847fcd3a648a73d5e5
    2020-03-20