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PostPosted: Wed Sep 03, 2014 4:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201409-03 ] dhcpcd: Denial of service Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: dhcpcd: Denial of service (GLSA 201409-03)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: September 03, 2014
Bug(s): #518596
ID: 201409-03

Synopsis

A vulnerability in dhcpcd can lead to a Denial of Service
condition.


Background

dhcpcd is a fully featured, yet light weight RFC2131 compliant DHCP
client.


Affected Packages

Package: net-misc/dhcpcd
Vulnerable: < 6.4.3
Unaffected: >= 6.4.3
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

A vulnerability has been discovered in dhcpcd. A malicious dhcp server
can set flags as part of the dhcp reply that can cause a Denial of
Service condition.


Impact

A remote attacker can cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All dhcpcd users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/dhcpcd-6.4.3"
   


References

CVE-2014-6060
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