Windows DHCP Client Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2019-01-08T08:00:00
ID MS:CVE-2019-0547
Type mscve
Reporter Microsoft
Modified 2019-01-08T08:00:00

Description

A memory corruption vulnerability exists in the Windows DHCP client when an attacker sends specially crafted DHCP responses to a client. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could run arbitrary code on the client machine.

To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker could send specially crafted DHCP responses to a client.

The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Windows DHCP clients handle certain DHCP responses.