MS08-004: Vulnerability in Windows TCP/IP Could Allow Denial of Service (946456)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 31038


It is possible to execute code on the remote host.


The remote version of Windows contains a version of the TCP/IP protocol that does not properly parse DHCP packets.

An attacker may exploit these flaws to crash the remote host.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 31038

File Name: smb_nt_ms08-004.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.26 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2008/02/12

Modified: 2017/08/10

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/02/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/02/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0084

BID: 27634

OSVDB: 41491

MSFT: MS08-004

MSKB: 946456