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<glsa id="200808-05">
<title>ISC DHCP: Denial of Service</title>
<synopsis>
A Denial of Service vulnerability was discovered in ISC DHCP.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">dhcp</product>
<announced>August 06, 2008</announced>
<revised>August 06, 2008: 01</revised>
<bug>227135</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-misc/dhcp" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.1.1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.1.1</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
ISC DHCP is ISC's reference implementation of all aspects of the
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
A buffer overflow error was found in ISC DHCP server, that can only be
exploited under unusual server configurations where the DHCP server is
configured to provide clients with a large set of DHCP options.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a Denial of
Service.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All ISC DHCP users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-misc/dhcp-3.1.1&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-0062">CVE-2007-0062</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 01 Jul 2008 08:33:40 +0000">
rbu
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Fri, 04 Jul 2008 13:11:49 +0000">
vorlon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 01 Aug 2008 23:00:13 +0000">
keytoaster
</metadata>
</glsa>