CVE-2012-6700

NameCVE-2012-6700
DescriptionThe decode_search function in dhcp.c in dhcpcd 3.x does not properly free allocated memory, which allows remote DHCP servers to cause a denial of service via a crafted response.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-362-1, DSA-3534-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

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
dhcpcdsource(unstable)(unfixed)medium
dhcpcdsourcesqueeze1:3.2.3-5+squeeze2mediumDLA-362-1
dhcpcdsourcewheezy1:3.2.3-11+deb7u1mediumDSA-3534-1

Notes

https://launchpadlibrarian.net/228152582/dhcp.c.patch
original ubuntu bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dhcpcd/+bug/1517226

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