Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1793-1 dhcpcd5 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 19 May 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-11579.
- More information:
It was discovered that there was a read overflow vulnerability in the dhcpcd5 network management protocol client.
dhcp.c in dhcpcd before 7.2.1 contains a 1-byte read overflow with DHO_OPTSOVERLOADED.
For Debian 8
Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 6.0.5-2+deb8u1. Thanks to Roy Marples <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
We recommend that you upgrade your dhcpcd5 packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS