CVE-2018-5733

MEDIUM

Description

A malicious client which is allowed to send very large amounts of traffic (billions of packets) to a DHCP server can eventually overflow a 32-bit reference counter, potentially causing dhcpd to crash. Affects ISC DHCP 4.1.0 -> 4.1-ESV-R15, 4.2.0 -> 4.2.8, 4.3.0 -> 4.3.6, 4.4.0.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103188

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040437

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0469

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0483

https://kb.isc.org/docs/aa-01567

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/03/msg00015.html

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3586-1/

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3586-2/

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4133

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-01-16

Updated: 2020-01-09

Type: CWE-190

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH