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Date: Tue, 1 Dec 2015 17:51:46 -0800
From: Seth Arnold <>
Subject: CVE Request: dhcpcd 3.x, potentially other versions too

Hello MITRE, all.

Guido Vranken reported several flaws to Ubuntu's launchpad bugtracker
in the dhcpcd3 package that is shipped in Ubuntu, Debian, and potentially
other distributions.

Guido included a patch along with AFL-discovered inputs to trigger the

Roy Marples has already addressed these issues in upstream dhcpcd
packages; I believe these issues may require 2012-era CVE identifiers:

I believe this represents three distinct flaws: out of bounds reads beyond
the end of the supplied packet, out of bounds write before the start of
the 'out' parameter, and a use-after-free.

I brought this issue to the distros list on Wed, 18 Nov 2015.


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