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CVE-2022-2928 Detail

Current Description

In ISC DHCP 4.4.0 -> 4.4.3, ISC DHCP 4.1-ESV-R1 -> 4.1-ESV-R16-P1, when the function option_code_hash_lookup() is called from add_option(), it increases the option's refcount field. However, there is not a corresponding call to option_dereference() to decrement the refcount field. The function add_option() is only used in server responses to lease query packets. Each lease query response calls this function for several options, so eventually, the reference counters could overflow and cause the server to abort.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  Internet Systems Consortium (ISC)
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://kb.isc.org/docs/cve-2022-2928 Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2022/10/msg00015.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/2SARIK7KZ7MGQIWDRWZFAOSQSPXY4GOU/ Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/QQXYCIWUDILRCNBAIMVFCSGXBRKEPB4K/ Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/T6IBFH4MRRNJQVWEKILQ6I6CXWW766FX/ Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2022-2928
NVD Published Date:
10/07/2022
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2022
Source:
Internet Systems Consortium (ISC)