[vbox-dev] Bug (?) in 6.1.16 r140961

Valdis Kl=?utf-8?Q?=c4=93?=tnieks valdis.kletnieks at vt.edu
Sat Dec 19 23:16:57 UTC 2020

On Fri, 18 Dec 2020 20:13:10 -0700, Dan Egli said:

> In future versions, can there please be a simple bit of code that checks 
> the status of the DHCP server and if it's disabled in the settings, kill 
> any running instances?

Alternatively/in addition, that sounds like there's some missing checks on what
interface a DHCP request arrived on, which could possibly be leveraged into a
DoS of the virtual machines by submitting enough DHCP requests from external
machines to exhaust the address pool....
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