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Vulnerabilities in DHCP (885249) (network check)

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks if MS04-042 is installed

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host due to DHCP service.

Description :

The remote host has the Windows DHCP server installed.

There is a flaw in the remote version of this server which may permit an
attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host with SYSTEM
rights.

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT :

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms04-042.mspx

Network Security Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 11919, 11920

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

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