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CVE-2009-0692 Detail

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      Last Modified:  07/14/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0692
Original release date:
07/14/2009
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

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

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.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2009-010.txt.asc External Source NETBSD NetBSD-SA2009-010
http://itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=emr_na-c02286083 External Source HP SSRT100018
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-07/msg00003.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2009:037
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200907-12.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200907-12
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2009&m=slackware-security.561471 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2009-195-01
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1833 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1833
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/410676 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#410676
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:151 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:151
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1136.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2009:1136
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1154.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2009:1154
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35668 External Source BID 35668
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022548 External Source SECTRACK 1022548
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-803-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-803-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1891 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-1891
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1796 External Source VUPEN ADV-2010-1796
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=507717 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=507717
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10758 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10758
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5941 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5941
https://www.isc.org/downloadables/12 External Source CONFIRM https://www.isc.org/downloadables/12
https://www.isc.org/node/468 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://www.isc.org/node/468
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg01177.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-8344
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-November/msg00340.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-9075

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10758
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10758
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5941
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5941

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