Descriptiondhcpcd DHCP client daemon 1.3.22 and earlier allows local users to execute arbitrary code via shell metacharacters that are fed from a dhcpd .info script into a .exe script.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dhcpcd (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)1:3.2.3-11+deb7u1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


Debian sarge uses dhcp >= 2.0

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