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<glsa id="201301-04">
<title>dhcpcd: Arbitrary code execution</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability has been found in dhcpcd, allowing remote attackers
to execute arbitrary code on the DHCP client.
<product type="ebuild">dhcpcd</product>
<announced>January 09, 2013</announced>
<revised>January 09, 2013: 1</revised>
<package name="net-misc/dhcpcd" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">5.2.12</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">5.2.12</vulnerable>
<p>dhcpcd is a fully featured, yet light weight RFC2131 compliant DHCP
<p>A vulnerability has been discovered in dhcpcd. Please review the CVE
identifier referenced below for details.
<impact type="high">
<p>The vulnerability might allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on
the DHCP client.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All dhcpcd users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-misc/dhcpcd-5.2.12"
<uri link="">CVE-2011-0996</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:37:25 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Wed, 09 Jan 2013 00:39:13 +0000">craig</metadata>