DHCP vulnerability

2016-01-13T00:00:00
ID USN-2868-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2016-01-13T00:00:00

Description

Sebastian Poehn discovered that the DHCP server, client, and relay
incorrectly handled certain malformed UDP packets. A remote attacker could
use this issue to cause the DHCP server, client, or relay to stop
responding, resulting in a denial of service.