Debian Security Advisory DSA-2498-1 email@example.com http://www.debian.org/security/ Yves-Alexis Perez June 23, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
Package : dhcpcd Vulnerability : remote stack overflow Problem type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2012-2152 Debian Bug : #671265
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.
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