Threat Encyclopedia

MS.Windows.DHCP.Server.Vendor.Options.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt againts a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Microsoft Windows DHCP Server.
A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted DHCP requests. Successful exploitation may result in the attacker being able to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application.

Affected Products

Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows RT 8.1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Microsoft Windows Server 2019

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor:
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-0626

CVE References

CVE-2019-0626