Ubuntu 4969-1: DHCP vulnerability | LinuxSecurity.com

Advisories

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4969-1
May 27, 2021

isc-dhcp vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 21.04
- Ubuntu 20.10
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

DHCP could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network
traffic.

Software Description:
- isc-dhcp: DHCP server and client

Details:

Jon Franklin and Pawel Wieczorkiewicz discovered that DHCP incorrectly
handled lease file parsing. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue
to cause DHCP to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 21.04:
  isc-dhcp-client                 4.4.1-2.2ubuntu6.1
  isc-dhcp-server                 4.4.1-2.2ubuntu6.1

Ubuntu 20.10:
  isc-dhcp-client                 4.4.1-2.1ubuntu10.1
  isc-dhcp-server                 4.4.1-2.1ubuntu10.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  isc-dhcp-client                 4.4.1-2.1ubuntu5.20.04.2
  isc-dhcp-server                 4.4.1-2.1ubuntu5.20.04.2

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  isc-dhcp-client                 4.3.5-3ubuntu7.3
  isc-dhcp-server                 4.3.5-3ubuntu7.3

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4969-1
  CVE-2021-25217

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/isc-dhcp/4.4.1-2.2ubuntu6.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/isc-dhcp/4.4.1-2.1ubuntu10.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/isc-dhcp/4.4.1-2.1ubuntu5.20.04.2
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/isc-dhcp/4.3.5-3ubuntu7.3

Ubuntu 4969-1: DHCP vulnerability

May 27, 2021

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 21.04 - Ubuntu 20.10 - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Summary: DHCP could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic. Software Description: - isc-dhcp: DHCP server and client Details: Jon Franklin and Pawel Wieczorkiewicz discovered that DHCP incorrectly handled lease file parsing. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause DHCP to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 21.04: isc-dhcp-client 4.4.1-2.2ubuntu6.1 isc-dhcp-server 4.4.1-2.2ubuntu6.1 Ubuntu 20.10: isc-dhcp-client 4.4.1-2.1ubuntu10.1 isc-dhcp-server 4.4.1-2.1ubuntu10.1 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: isc-dhcp-client 4.4.1-2.1ubuntu5.20.04.2 isc-dhcp-server 4.4.1-2.1ubuntu5.20.04.2 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: isc-dhcp-client 4.3.5-3ubuntu7.3 isc-dhcp-server 4.3.5-3ubuntu7.3 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4969-1

CVE-2021-25217

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4969-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/isc-dhcp/4.4.1-2.2ubuntu6.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/isc-dhcp/4.4.1-2.1ubuntu10.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/isc-dhcp/4.4.1-2.1ubuntu5.20.04.2 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/isc-dhcp/4.3.5-3ubuntu7.3

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