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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-0997: ISC DHCP: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-0997: ISC DHCP: Denial of service

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/08/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/28/2021

Description

dhclient in ISC DHCP 3.0.x through 4.2.x before 4.2.1-P1, 3.1-ESV before 3.1-ESV-R1, and 4.1-ESV before 4.1-ESV-R2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a hostname obtained from a DHCP message, as demonstrated by a hostname that is provided to dhclient-script.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-misc-dhcp

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