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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-1503: dhcpcd: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-1503: dhcpcd: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/17/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

dhcpcd before 6.10.0, as used in Android 4.x before 4.4.4, 5.0.x before 5.0.2, 5.1.x before 5.1.1, and 6.x before 2016-04-01 and other products, mismanages option lengths, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) via a malformed DHCP response, aka internal bug 26461634.

Solution(s)

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

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