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Published on April 28th, 2019 📆 | 4640 Views ⚑


dhcpcd up to 7.2.0 auth.c Latency unknown vulnerability

CVSS Meta Temp ScoreCurrent Exploit Price (≈)

A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in dhcpcd up to 7.2.0. This affects an unknown function of the file auth.c. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

auth.c in dhcpcd before 7.2.1 allowed attackers to infer secrets by performing latency attacks.

The weakness was released 04/28/2019. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2019-11578 since 04/28/2019. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 04/28/2019).

Upgrading to version 7.2.1 eliminates this vulnerability.

Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 134180 and 134182.


VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

VulDB Base Score: ≈5.5
VulDB Temp Score: ≈5.3
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Upgrade: dhcpcd 7.2.1

04/28/2019 Advisory disclosed
04/28/2019 +0 days VulDB entry created
04/28/2019 +0 days CVE assigned
04/28/2019 +0 days VulDB last updateCVE: CVE-2019-11578 (?)
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