Ubuntu 5658-3: DHCP vulnerabilities | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5658-3
November 21, 2022

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

- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in DHCP.

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

Details:

USN-5658-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in DHCP. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

 It was discovered that DHCP incorrectly handled option reference counting.
 A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause DHCP servers to
 crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2022-2928)

 It was discovered that DHCP incorrectly handled certain memory operations.
 A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause DHCP clients and
 servers to consume resources, leading to a denial of service.
 (CVE-2022-2929)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
  isc-dhcp-client                 4.2.4-7ubuntu12.13+esm2
  isc-dhcp-server                 4.2.4-7ubuntu12.13+esm2

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

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5658-3
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5658-1
  CVE-2022-2928, CVE-2022-2929

Ubuntu 5658-3: DHCP vulnerabilities

November 21, 2022

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 14.04 ESM Summary: Several security issues were fixed in DHCP. Software Description: - isc-dhcp: DHCP server and client Details: USN-5658-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in DHCP. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM. Original advisory details: It was discovered that DHCP incorrectly handled option reference counting. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause DHCP servers to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2022-2928) It was discovered that DHCP incorrectly handled certain memory operations. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause DHCP clients and servers to consume resources, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2022-2929)

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: isc-dhcp-client 4.2.4-7ubuntu12.13+esm2 isc-dhcp-server 4.2.4-7ubuntu12.13+esm2 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5658-3

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5658-1

CVE-2022-2928, CVE-2022-2929

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5658-3

Package Information

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