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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-3955

Original release date: 09/14/2012
Last revised: 08/21/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

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.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.1 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:1234
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-00779
Type: Advisory
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201301-06
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/cve_2012_3955_denial_of
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2551
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-14076
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 51318
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:1252
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1571-1
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-14149
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:1254
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2012:153
External Source: BID
Name: 55530
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1027528
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0504
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-13910

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