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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Dhcp Vendors:   ISC (Internet Software Consortium)
Dhcp Reference Counter Overflow Lets Remote Users Cause the Target dhcpd Service to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040437
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1040437
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-5733   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 28 2018
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 4.1.0 -> 4.1-ESV-R15, 4.2.0 -> 4.2.8, 4.3.0 -> 4.3.6, 4.4.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Dhcp. A remote user can cause the target service to crash.

A remote user can send large amounts of data to the target server can send a large number of packets (e.g., billions of packets) to trigger a reference counter overflow and cause the target dhcpd service to consume all available memory and crash.

Felix Wilhelm, Google Security Team, reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target service to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (4.1-ESV-R15-P1, 4.3.6-P1, 4.4.1).

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-01565/75/CVE-2018-5732

Vendor URL:  kb.isc.org/article/AA-01567/75/CVE-2018-5733 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Mar 2 2018 (Ubuntu Issues Fix) Dhcp Reference Counter Overflow Lets Remote Users Cause the Target dhcpd Service to Crash
Ubuntu has issued a fix for Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS, and 17.10.
Mar 10 2018 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Dhcp Reference Counter Overflow Lets Remote Users Cause the Target dhcpd Service to Crash
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
Mar 10 2018 (CentOS Issues Fix) Dhcp Reference Counter Overflow Lets Remote Users Cause the Target dhcpd Service to Crash
CentOS has issued a fix for CentOS 6.
Mar 12 2018 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Dhcp Reference Counter Overflow Lets Remote Users Cause the Target dhcpd Service to Crash
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Mar 15 2018 (CentOS Issues Fix) Dhcp Reference Counter Overflow Lets Remote Users Cause the Target dhcpd Service to Crash
CentOS has issued a fix for CentOS 7.
May 10 2018 (McAfee Issues Fix for McAfee Web Gateway) Dhcp Reference Counter Overflow Lets Remote Users Cause the Target dhcpd Service to Crash
McAfee has issued a fix for McAfee Web Gateway.
May 29 2018 (Ubuntu Issues Fix) Dhcp Reference Counter Overflow Lets Remote Users Cause the Target dhcpd Service to Crash
Ubuntu has issued a fix for Ubuntu Linux 12.04 ESM.



 Source Message Contents

Subject:  https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-01567/75/CVE-2018-5733

 
 


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