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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-3955: ISC DHCP: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-3955: ISC DHCP: Denial of service

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
09/14/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/28/2021

Description

ISC DHCP 4.1.x before 4.1-ESV-R7 and 4.2.x before 4.2.4-P2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) in opportunistic circumstances by establishing an IPv6 lease in an environment where the lease expiration time is later reduced.

Solution(s)

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

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