Endpoint Vulnerability

Microsoft: Windows DHCP Server Denial of Service Vulnerability


A memory corruption vulnerability exists in the Windows Server DHCP service when processing specially crafted packets. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could cause the DHCP server service to stop responding. To exploit the vulnerability, a remote unauthenticated attacker could send a specially crafted packet to an affected DHCP server. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how DHCP servers handle network packets.

Affected Products

Windows RT 8.1,Windows Server, version 1903 (Server Core installation),Windows Server 2016,Windows Server, version 1803 (Server Core Installation),Windows Server 2012,Windows 8,Windows 7,Windows 10,Windows Server 2008,Windows Server 2019