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ISC DHCP: Denial of Service


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201301-06 / ISC DHCP Server
Release Date January 09, 2013
Latest Revision January 09, 2013: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
net-misc/dhcp < 4.2.4_p2 >= 4.2.4_p2 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #362453, #378799, #393617, #398763, #428120, #434880


Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in ISC DHCP, the worst of which may allow remote Denial of Service.

2.  Impact Information


ISC DHCP is a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) client/server.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in ISC DHCP. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


The vulnerabilities might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All ISC DHCP users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/dhcp-4.2.4_p2"

4.  References


Page updated January 09, 2013

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