CYBSEC - Security Pre-Advisory: Microsoft Windows DHCP Client Service Remote Buffer Overflow Jul 11 2006 06:02PM
Mariano Nuñez Di Croce (mnunez cybsec com)
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(The following advisory is also available in PDF format for download at:
http://www.cybsec.com/vuln/CYBSEC-Security_Pre-Advisory_Microsoft_Window
s_DHCP_Client_Service_Remote_Buffer_Overflow.pdf )

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Pre-Advisory Name: Microsoft Windows DHCP Client Service Remote Buffer Overflow
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Vulnerability Class: Buffer Overflow
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Release Date: 07/11/2006
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Affected Platforms:
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* Microsoft Windows 2000 (<= SP4)
* Microsoft Windows XP (<= SP2)
* Microsoft Windows 2003 (<= SP1)

Local / Remote: Remote
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Severity: High
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Author: Mariano Nuñez Di Croce
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Vendor Status:
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* Confirmed, update released.

Reference to Vulnerability Disclosure Policy:
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http://www.cybsec.com/vulnerability_policy.pdf

Vulnerability Description:
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A remote buffer overflow vulnerability has been identified in Microsoft Windows DHCP-Client service.

Technical Details:
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Technical details will be released 30 days after publication of this pre-advisory.
This was agreed upon with Microsoft to allow their customers to upgrade affected software prior to technical knowledge been publicly available.

Impact:
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Exploiting this vulnerability, an attacker would be able to execute code remotely with SYSTEM privileges over DHCP-enabled Microsoft Windows systems.

Solutions:
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Microsoft has released a hotfix to address this vulnerability.
Customers should apply the hotfix immediately or upgrade their systems through Microsoft Windows Update system.

Vendor Response:
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* 12/26/2005: Initial Vendor Contact.
* 01/19/2006: Vendor Confirmed Vulnerability.
* 07/11/2006: Vendor Releases Update.
* 07/11/2006: Pre-Advisory Public Disclosure.

Contact Information:
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For more information regarding the vulnerability feel free to contact
the author at mnunez {at} cybsec.com.

For more information regarding CYBSEC: www.cybsec.com
(c) 2006 - CYBSEC S.A. Security Systems

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Mariano Nuñez Di Croce

CYBSEC S.A. Security Systems
Email: mnunez (at) cybsec (dot) com [email concealed]
Tel/Fax: (54-11) 4382-1600
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