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
users.

See also :

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

Solution :

Unknown at this time.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:ND)
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