Package : dhcpcd
Vulnerability : remote stack overflow
Problem type : remote
CVE ID : CVE-2012-2152
Debian Bug : #671265
It was discovered that dhcpcd, a DHCP client, was vulnerable to a stack
overflow. A malformed DHCP message could crash the client, causing a denial of
service, and potentially remote code execution through properly designed
malicous DHCP packets.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your dhcpcd package.
Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/