Upstream information

CVE-2013-2494 at MITRE

Description

libdns in ISC DHCP 4.2.x before 4.2.5-P1 allows remote name servers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via vectors involving a regular expression, as demonstrated by a memory-exhaustion attack against a machine running a dhcpd process, a related issue to CVE-2013-2266.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.9
Vector AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 811934 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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