Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2003-1 isc-dhcp -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
24 Nov 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-2774.
More information:

An issue has been found in isc-dhcp, a server for automatic IP address assignment.

The number of simultaneous open TCP connections to OMAPI port of the server has to be limited to 200 in order to avoid a denial of service.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 4.3.1-6+deb8u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your isc-dhcp packages.

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