Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2498-1 dhcpcd -- remote stack overflow
- Date Reported:
- 23 Jun 2012
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2012-2152.
- More information:
It was discovered that dhcpcd, a DHCP client, was vulnerable to a stack overflow. A malformed DHCP message could crash the client, causing a denial of service, and potentially remote code execution through properly designed malicous DHCP packets.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1:3.2.3-5+squeeze1.
For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1:3.2.3-11.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1:3.2.3-11.
We recommend that you upgrade your dhcpcd package.