CVE-2018-5733 dhcp: Reference count overflow in dhcpd allows denial of service

CVE ID

CVE-2018-5733

DESCRIPTION

A denial of service flaw was found in the way dhcpd handled reference counting when processing client requests. A malicious DHCP client could use this flaw to trigger a reference count overflow on the server side, potentially causing dhcpd to crash, by sending large amounts of traffic.

CVSS3 Base Score    5.9
 

RESOLUTION

Apply Unitrends security update v10.26 from 03/09/2018 or later,
    containing dhclient-4.1.1-53.P1.el6.centos.1
 

LINK TO ADVISORIES

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