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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-3954: ISC DHCP: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-3954: ISC DHCP: Denial of service

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/25/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/28/2021

Description

Multiple memory leaks in ISC DHCP 4.1.x and 4.2.x before 4.2.4-P1 and 4.1-ESV before 4.1-ESV-R6 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by sending many requests.

Solution(s)

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

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