DHCP Server Detection

This script is Copyright (C) 2001-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote DHCP server may expose information about the associated
network.

Description :

This script contacts the remote DHCP server (if any) and attempts to
retrieve information about the network layout.

Some DHCP servers provide sensitive information such as the NIS domain
name, or network layout information such as the list of the network
web servers, and so on.

It does not demonstrate any vulnerability, but a local attacker may
use DHCP to become intimately familiar with the associated network.

Solution :

Apply filtering to keep this information off the network and remove
any options that are not in use.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Service detection

Nessus Plugin ID: 10663 (dhcp.nasl)

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