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CVE-2009-0692 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the script_write_params method in client/dhclient.c in ISC DHCP dhclient 4.1 before 4.1.0p1, 4.0 before 4.0.1p1, 3.1 before 3.1.2p1, 3.0, and 2.0 allows remote DHCP servers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted subnet-mask option.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (07/16/2009)

This issue affected the dhcp packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4. Updated packages to correct this issue are available via Red Hat Network: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/CVE-2009-0692.html This issue did not affect the dhcp packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 due to the use of FORTIFY_SOURCE protection mechanism that changes the exploitability of the issue into a controlled application termination.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2009-010.txt.asc
http://itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=emr_na-c02286083
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-07/msg00003.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200907-12.xml
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2009&m=slackware-security.561471
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1833
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/410676 US Government Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:151
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1136.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1154.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35668
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022548
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-803-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1891
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1796
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=507717
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10758
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5941
https://www.isc.org/downloadables/12
https://www.isc.org/node/468 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg01177.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-November/msg00340.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:isc:dhcp:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:isc:dhcp:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:isc:dhcp:3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:isc:dhcp:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:isc:dhcp:4.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0692
NVD Published Date:
07/14/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017