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[DSA750] DSA-750-1 dhcpcd Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
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
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your dhcpcd package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-750
Threat Level: High
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