Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3442-1 isc-dhcp -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 13 Jan 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 810875.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-8605.
- More information:
It was discovered that a maliciously crafted packet can crash any of the isc-dhcp applications. This includes the DHCP client, relay, and server application. Only IPv4 setups are affected.
For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 4.2.2.dfsg.1-5+deb70u8.
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 4.3.1-6+deb8u2.
For the testing (stretch) and unstable (sid) distributions, this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you upgrade your isc-dhcp packages.