Vulnerability CVE-2012-6700


Published: 2016-04-11

Description:
The decode_search function in dhcp.c in dhcpcd 3.x does not properly free allocated memory, which allows remote DHCP servers to cause a denial of service via a crafted response.

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Dhcpcd project -> Dhcpcd 
Debian -> Debian linux 

 References:
https://launchpadlibrarian.net/228152582/dhcp.c.patch
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dhcpcd/+bug/1517226
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/12/03/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/12/02/1
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3534

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