ISC DHCP Server supersede_lease() Function DHCPDISCOVER Packet Remote DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

See also :

Solution :

Unknown at this time.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 22159 (dhcp_supersede_lease_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 19348

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3122