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A heap based buffer overflow was discovered in udhcpc when parsing IPv6 Rapid Deployment DHCP option. An attacker could send a maliciously crafted packet as an answer to a DHCP request, to overwrite the heap, resulting in crash or remote code execution.

Priority: HIGH
CVSS v3: 9.8
Publish Date: May 29, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Critical
Modified Date: May 29, 2016

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Related Products

Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Linux 7 CGP Not Vulnerable -- -- --



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