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GLSA-200907-12 : ISC DHCP: dhcpclient Remote execution of arbitrary code

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200907-12 (ISC DHCP: dhcpclient Remote execution of arbitrary code) The Mandriva Linux Engineering Team has reported a stack-based buffer overflow in the subnet-mask handling of dhclient. Impact : A remote attacker might set up a rogue DHCP server in a victim's local network, possibly leading to the execution of arbitrary code with root privileges. Workaround : There is no known workaround at this time.


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