Threat Encyclopedia

MS.Windows.DHCP.Server.Remote.Code.Execution

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This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Server.
A remote attacker on the same local network can exploit this vulnerability by sending a large number of DHCP messages a in order to trigger a race condition. Successful exploitation could result in the execution of arbitrary code as SYSTEM, and unsuccessful exploitation could result in denial of service conditions on the target service.

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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.

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Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-0725

CVE References

CVE-2019-0725