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Vulnerability Assessment Details

ISC DHCP Server supersede_lease Denial of Service Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to crash the remote DHCP server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote DHCP server is prone to a denial of service attack.

Description :

The remote host appears to be running a version of the ISC's DHCP
server that crashes when it receives a request with a client-
identifier option that is exactly 32 bytes long. An unauthenticated
remote attacker can exploit this issue to deny service to legitimate
users.

See also :

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=380273

Solution :

Unknown at this time.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/I:N/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 19348

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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