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Family: Debian Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

[DSA750] DSA-750-1 dhcpcd Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-750-1 dhcpcd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

"infamous42md" discovered that dhcpcd, a DHCP client for automatically
configuring IPv4 networking, can be tricked into reading past the end
of the supplied DHCP buffer which could lead to the daemon crashing.
The old stable distribution (woody) is not affected by this problem.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.3.22pl4-21sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.3.22pl4-22.
We recommend that you upgrade your dhcpcd package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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