Mandriva: 2013:059: dhcp
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake A security issue was identified and fixed in ISC DHCP: libdns in ISC DHCP 4.2.x before 4.2.5-P1 allows remote name servers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via vectors involving a regular expression, as demonstrated by a memory-exhaustion attack [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2013:059
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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 Package : dhcp
 Date    : April 8, 2013
 Affected: Business Server 1.0
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 Problem Description:

 A security issue was identified and fixed in ISC DHCP:
 
 libdns in ISC DHCP 4.2.x before 4.2.5-P1 allows remote name servers to
 cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via vectors involving
 a regular expression, as demonstrated by a memory-exhaustion attack
 against a machine running a dhcpd process, a related issue to
 CVE-2013-2266 (CVE-2013-2494).
 
 The updated packages have upgraded to the 4.2.5-P1 version which is
 not vulnerable to this issue
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-2494
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 6a8159afafa10241bf421b24b95ceca3  mbs1/x86_64/dhcp-client-4.2.5P1-1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 f16de0392a380d71e56dc4cf29050223  mbs1/x86_64/dhcp-common-4.2.5P1-1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 365bb5f71061f58d51ba2d496de78213  mbs1/x86_64/dhcp-devel-4.2.5P1-1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 49fee2ee94df8a6cb8480f96ad35e24e  mbs1/x86_64/dhcp-doc-4.2.5P1-1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 dc24d1639a10bf06016f516c652519ca  mbs1/x86_64/dhcp-relay-4.2.5P1-1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 1aa1a7432988631d1a2bba2c2417b1fa  mbs1/x86_64/dhcp-server-4.2.5P1-1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 a1a63713eb29965669f1d428049ab6b3  mbs1/SRPMS/dhcp-4.2.5P1-1.mbs1.src.rpm
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 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

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