CVE-2011-0997

Published: 08 April 2011

dhclient in ISC DHCP 3.0.x through 4.2.x before 4.2.1-P1, 3.1-ESV before 3.1-ESV-R1, and 4.1-ESV before 4.1-ESV-R2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a hostname obtained from a DHCP message, as demonstrated by a hostname that is provided to dhclient-script.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
dhcp3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.1-ESV-R1)
isc-dhcp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.2.1-P1)