Jon Hart has reported a vulnerability in Linksys BEFSR41 and BEFW11S4, which can be exploited by malicious people to gain knowledge of sensitive information or cause a DoS (Denial of Service)
The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the integrated DHCP server when handling BOOTP packets. This can be exploited to make the device include portions of data from memory in DHCP replies or crash.
Solution: The vulnerability has been fixed in firmware version 1.05.00 for BEFSR41 ver3.
Provided and/or discovered by: Jon Hart (warchild[at]spoofed.org)
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Subject: Linksys BEF Series Routers DHCP Vulnerability
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