A Denial of Service vulnerability was discovered in ISC DHCP.
|Package||net-misc/dhcp on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 3.1.1|
|Unaffected versions||>= 3.1.1|
ISC DHCP is ISC's reference implementation of all aspects of the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol.
A buffer overflow error was found in ISC DHCP server, that can only be exploited under unusual server configurations where the DHCP server is configured to provide clients with a large set of DHCP options.
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All ISC DHCP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/dhcp-3.1.1"
August 06, 2008
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