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Gentoo: dhcpd buffer overflow vulnerability Print E-mail
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Gentoo The Internet Software Consortium (ISC) has discovered several buffer overflow vulnerabilities in their implementation of DHCP (ISC DHCPD).

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GENTOO LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT 200301-10
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PACKAGE : dhcp
SUMMARY : buffer overflow
DATE    : 2003-01-17 10:01 UTC
EXPLOIT : remote

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From advisory :

"The Internet Software Consortium (ISC) has discovered several buffer
overflow vulnerabilities in their implementation of DHCP (ISC DHCPD).
These vulnerabilities may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary
code on affected systems.  At this time, we are not aware of any
exploits."

Read the full advisory at 
http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2003-01.html

SOLUTION

It is recommended that all Gentoo Linux users who are running
net-misc/dhcp upgrade to dhcp-3.0_p2 as follows:

emerge sync
emerge -u dhcp
emerge clean

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aliz@gentoo.org - GnuPG key is available at www.gentoo.org/~aliz
lostlogic@gentoo.org
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