Executive Summary

Name MDVSA-2014:171 First vendor Publication 2014-09-02
Vendor Mandriva Last vendor Modification 2014-09-02
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 3.3 Attack Range Adjacent network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 6.5 Authentication None Required
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Updated dhcpcd package fixes security vulnerability:

In dhcpcd before 6.4.3, a specially crafted packet received from a malicious DHCP server caused dhcpcd to enter an infinite loop, causing a denial of service.

Original Source

Url : http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2014:171

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-399 Resource Management Errors

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 95
Application 2
Os 48

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2014-09-12 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2014-171.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-09-04 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201409-03.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-08-04 Name : The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
File : Slackware_SSA_2014-213-02.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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Date Informations
2014-09-13 13:43:11
  • Multiple Updates
2014-09-05 21:27:38
  • Multiple Updates
2014-09-04 21:27:16
  • Multiple Updates
2014-09-02 17:21:48
  • First insertion