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ISC DHCP: Denial of Service

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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

Synopsis

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

2.  Impact Information

Background

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

Description

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

Impact

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

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

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



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