Some vulnerabilities have been reported in ConnMan, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and compromise a vulnerable system.
1) An error within the "dhcpv6_get_option()" function (gdhcp/client.c) when parsing certain responses can be exploited to trigger an infinite loop and cause a crash by sending specially crafted DHCP packets.
2) An error when parsing netlink messages can be exploited to cause a crash.
3) An error when handling hostnames does not strip or escape shell meta-characters when processing responses from a DHCP server and can be exploited to submit shell commands.
The vulnerabilities are reported in versions prior to 0.85.
Solution: Update to version 0.85.
Provided and/or discovered by: Reported in a SUSE bug report.
Original Advisory: https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=715172
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