MS04-042: Windows NT Multiple DHCP Vulnerabilities (885249)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 15965


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


The remote host has the Windows DHCP server installed.

There is a flaw in the remote version of this server that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host with SYSTEM privileges.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 15965

File Name: smb_nt_ms04-042.nasl

Version: 1.35

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2004/12/14

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2004/12/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/12/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0899, CVE-2004-0900

BID: 11919, 11920

MSFT: MS04-042

MSKB: 885249