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Vulnerability of Wind River VxWorks: buffer overflow via DHCP Client

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via DHCP Client of Wind River VxWorks, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable products: VxWorks.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 14/04/2021.
Références of this bulletin: CVE-2021-29998, VIGILANCE-VUL-35076.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via DHCP Client of Wind River VxWorks,...
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This computer vulnerability impacts software or systems such as VxWorks.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness bulletin is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of LAN.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this weakness.

Solutions for this threat 

Patches for this vulnerability are not yet public.
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