FreeBSD : dhcpcd -- multiple vulnerabilities (df587aa2-b5a5-11e5-9728-002590263bf5)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Nico Golde reports :

heap overflow via malformed dhcp responses later in print_option (via
dhcp_envoption1) due to incorrect option length values. Exploitation
is non-trivial, but I'd love to be proven wrong.

invalid read/crash via malformed dhcp responses. not exploitable
beyond DoS as far as I can judge.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87791 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1503

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