Red Hat Inc. Information for VU#149953

ISC "dhcrelay" fails to limit hop count when malicious bootp packet is received

Status

Affected

Vendor Statement

Red Hat Linux 8.0 shipped with a dhcp package vulnerable to these issues. Updated dhcp packages are now available along with our advisory at the URL below. Other distributions of Red Hat Linux and Red Hat Enterprise Linux are not vulnerable to this issue. Users of the Red Hat Network can update their systems using the 'up2date' tool.

Red Hat Linux:
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-034.html

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor References

None

Addendum

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