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DHCP dhclient Stack Overflow in script_write_params() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5941

Stack-based buffer overflow in the script_write_params method in client/dhclient.c in ISC DHCP dhclient 4.1 before 4.1.0p1 4.0 before 4.0.1p1 3.1 before 3.1.2p1 3.0 and 2.0 allows remote DHCP servers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted subnet-mask option.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • VMWare ESX Server 3.5
  • VMWare ESX Server 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-0692
Product(s):