Ubuntu Update for Linux kernel vulnerabilities USN-531-2
Please Install the Updated Packages.
USN-531-1 fixed vulnerabilities in dhcp. The fixes were incomplete, and only reduced the scope of the vulnerability, without fully solving it. This update fixes the problem. Original advisory details: Nahuel Riva and Gerardo Richarte discovered that the DHCP server did not correctly handle certain client options. A remote attacker could send malicious DHCP replies to the server and execute arbitrary code.
dhcp vulnerability on Ubuntu 6.06 LTS , Ubuntu 6.10 , Ubuntu 7.04 , Ubuntu 7.10
Updated on 2015-03-25