Public Date:
672755: CVE-2011-0413 dhcp: unexpected abort caused by a DHCPv6 decline message

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The DHCPv6 server in ISC DHCP 4.0.x and 4.1.x before 4.1.2-P1, 4.0-ESV and 4.1-ESV before 4.1-ESV-R1, and 4.2.x before 4.2.1b1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon crash) by sending a message over IPv6 for a declined and abandoned address.

Find out more about CVE-2011-0413 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 3.3
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (dhcp) RHSA-2011:0256 2011-02-15

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 dhcp Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 dhcp Not affected


Red Hat would like to thank Internet Systems Consortium for reporting this issue.

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