Bug 649877 (CVE-2010-3611) - CVE-2010-3611 dhcp: NULL pointer dereference crash via crafted DHCPv6 packet
Summary: CVE-2010-3611 dhcp: NULL pointer dereference crash via crafted DHCPv6 packet
Alias: CVE-2010-3611
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Depends On: 649880 651913 651914
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Reported: 2010-11-04 18:11 UTC by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2021-02-24 17:06 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2010-12-01 08:22:54 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
upstream fix (1.41 KB, patch)
2010-11-05 08:09 UTC, Jiri Popelka
no flags Details | Diff

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2010:0923 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: dhcp security update 2010-11-30 18:12:13 UTC

Description Vincent Danen 2010-11-04 18:11:36 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2010-3611 to
the following vulnerability:

Name: CVE-2010-3611
URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3611
Assigned: 20100927
Reference: CONFIRM: http://www.isc.org/software/dhcp/advisories/cve-2010-3611
Reference: CERT-VN:VU#102047
Reference: URL: http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/102047
Reference: BID:44615
Reference: URL: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44615
Reference: SECUNIA:42082
Reference: URL: http://secunia.com/advisories/42082
Reference: VUPEN:ADV-2010-2879
Reference: URL: http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2879
Reference: XF:iscdhcp-relayforward-dos(62965)
Reference: URL: http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/62965

ISC DHCP server 4.0 before 4.0.2, 4.1 before 4.1.2, and 4.2 before
4.2.0-P1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash)
via a DHCPv6 packet containing a Relay-Forward message without an
address in the Relay-Forward link-address field.

Comment 1 Vincent Danen 2010-11-04 18:15:44 UTC
Created dhcp tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 649880]

Comment 2 Vincent Danen 2010-11-04 18:21:25 UTC

This issue did not affect the versions of dhcp as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5 as they did not include support for DHCPv6.

Comment 3 Jiri Popelka 2010-11-05 08:09:29 UTC
Created attachment 458016 [details]
upstream fix

Comment 10 errata-xmlrpc 2010-11-30 18:12:20 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2010:0923 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0923.html

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