#VU20341 Input validation error in DHCP

Published: 2019-08-20

Vulnerability identifier: #VU20341

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-6470


Exploitation vector: Local network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor: ISC


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a double deletion issue of released addresses in the DHCPv6 code. A remote non-authenticated attacker can send specially crafted DHCP message to the affected system and perform denial of service attack.

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Vulnerable software versions

DHCP: 4.4.0, 3.0 - 3.0.6, 4.3.0 - 4.3.6-P1, 4.1-esv - 4.1.2, 4.2.0 - 4.2.8, 3.1 - 3.1.3, 4.0 - 4.0.3, 2.0

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the local network (LAN).

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

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