Current Description

Multiple buffer overflows in ISC DHCP Distribution server (dhcpd) 1.0 and 2.0 allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary commands via long options.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 31, 1999
Last ModifiedOctober 18, 2016
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.5
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationIscDhcp Client1.0*******
    2.3ApplicationIscDhcp Client2.0*******

Vulnerable Software List

Isc Dhcp Client 1.0, 2.0


I-053 Vendor Advisory
19980518 DHCP 1.0 and 2.0 SECURITY ALERT! (fwd)