Systemd DHCP6 Remote Exploit / DoS (CVE-2018-15688)

Product: Systemd DHCP6

OS: Linux

CVE Number: CVE-2018-15688

Impact: High

Date: Oct 26, 2018

Vulnerability Description

“A buffer overflow vulnerability in the dhcp6 client of systemd allows a malicious dhcp6 server to overwrite heap memory in systemd-networkd. Affected releases are systemd: versions up to and including 239.”

Reference(s)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-15688

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/10/26/systemd_dhcpv6_rce/

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