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This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in FreeBSD Project bootpd.
The vulnerability is due to an insufficient validation when the vulnerable software handles a malformed BOOTP packet. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application or cause denial of service conditions, via a crafted BOOTP request.

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FreeBSD Project bootpd prior to r342231
FreeBSD Project bootpd prior to r348229
FreeBSD Project bootpd prior to r342230
FreeBSD Project bootpd prior to r342228


System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

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