[USN-3973-1] DHCP vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Mon May 13 15:16:41 UTC 2019
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3973-1
May 13, 2019
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 18.10
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
DHCP could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network
- isc-dhcp: DHCP server and client
It was discovered that DHCP, when built with a mismatched external BIND
library, incorrectly handled certain memory operations. A remote attacker
could possibly use this issue to cause DHCP to crash, resulting in a
denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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