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CVE-2018-5732 Detail

Description

Failure to properly bounds-check a buffer used for processing DHCP options allows a malicious server (or an entity masquerading as a server) to cause a buffer overflow (and resulting crash) in dhclient by sending a response containing a specially constructed options section. Affects ISC DHCP versions 4.1.0 -> 4.1-ESV-R15, 4.2.0 -> 4.2.8, 4.3.0 -> 4.3.6, 4.4.0

Source:  MITRE

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Hyperlink Resource
https://kb.isc.org/docs/aa-01565

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-5732
NVD Published Date:
10/09/2019
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019