Microsoft DHCP Client service contains a buffer overflow. This vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
As described in RFC 2131, "The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) provides a framework for passing configuration information to hosts on a TCP/IP network."
A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code.
Apply a patch from your vendor
Microsoft addresses this vulnerability with the updates listed in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-036.
This vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-036 . Microsoft credits Mariano Nuñez Di Croce of Cybsec Security Systems for providing information regarding this vulnerability.
This document was written by Jeff Gennari.
|Date First Published:||2006-07-11|
|Date Last Updated:||2006-07-13 21:21 UTC|