dhcp-2 Security Announcement

David W. Hankins David_Hankins at isc.org
Tue Nov 9 00:33:45 UTC 2004

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Debian has recently distributed a security advisory on the dhcp-2.0pl5
package they distribute.  You can read about that here:


The following versions of ISC DHCP are vulnerable:

    dhcp-2.0:  All versions are vulnerable.
    dhcp-3.0:  dhcp-3.0b1pl17 and previous versions are vulnerable.

All users of these versions should upgrade to the latest dhcp-3
release, currently dhcp-3.0.1.

Note: If for some reason upgrading from dhcp-2 is not possible, you
may also consider applying this patch:


But users are strongly advised to make the upgrade to dhcp-3 now.

David W. Hankins		"If you don't do it right the first time,
Operations Engineer			you'll just have to do it again."
Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.		-- Jack T. Hankins
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