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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1892

Original release date: 07/17/2009
Last revised: 12/19/2009
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

dhcpd in ISC DHCP 3.0.4 and 3.1.1, when the dhcp-client-identifier and hardware ethernet configuration settings are both used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via unspecified requests.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (07/20/2009)
Not vulnerable. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5 provide earlier versions of ISC DHCP which are not vulnerable to this issue.

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External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:154
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37342
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35830
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35851
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-9075
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-8344
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1833
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 35669
Type: Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: dhcp-dhcp-dos(51717)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36457

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