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Vulnerability Assessment Details

DHCP server overflow / format string bug

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Chats with the remote DHCP server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running a DHCP server.

If the remote server is ISC-DHCPd, make sure you are running
the latest version, as several flaws affect older versions and
may permit a possible hacker to gain root on this host

*** Note that Nessus did not check for the existence of the
*** flaws, so this might be a false positive


See also : http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2003-01.html
http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2002-12.html

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 4701, 6627, 6628, 11591

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Renaud Deraison

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