A vulnerability has been found in dhcpcd, allowing remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on the DHCP client.
|Package||net-misc/dhcpcd on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 5.2.12|
|Unaffected versions||>= 5.2.12|
dhcpcd is a fully featured, yet light weight RFC2131 compliant DHCP client.
A vulnerability has been discovered in dhcpcd. Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.
The vulnerability might allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the DHCP client.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All dhcpcd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/dhcpcd-5.2.12"
January 09, 2013
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