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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-0996: dhcpcd: Arbitrary code execution

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-0996: dhcpcd: Arbitrary code execution

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/13/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

dhcpcd before 5.2.12 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a hostname obtained from a DHCP message.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-misc-dhcpcd

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