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DHCP server overflow / format string bug Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Chats with the remote DHCP server
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is running a DHCP server.
If the remote server is ISC-DHCPd, make sure you are running
the latest version, as several flaws affect older versions and
may allow a possible hacker to gain root on this host
*** Note that Nessus did not check for the existence of the
*** flaws, so this might be a false positive
See also : http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2003-01.html
Threat Level: High
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