MS06-036: Vulnerability in DHCP Client Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (914388)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host due to a flaw in the
DHCP client.

Description :

The remote host contains a DHCP client that is vulnerable to a buffer
overrun attack when receiving a malformed response to a DHCP request.

An attacker could exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the
remote host with 'SYSTEM' privileges.

Typically, the attacker would need to be on the same physical subnet
as this victim to exploit this flaw. Also, the victim needs to be
configured to use DHCP.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 22030 ()

Bugtraq ID: 18923

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2372

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