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USN-2868-1: DHCP vulnerability

13 January 2016

DHCP server, client, or relay could be made to crash if they received specially crafted network traffic.

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Sebastian Poehn discovered that the DHCP server, client, and relay
incorrectly handled certain malformed UDP packets. A remote attacker could
use this issue to cause the DHCP server, client, or relay to stop
responding, resulting in a denial of service.

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