OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows DHCP Server remote code execution attempt
This event is generated when an attempt to exploit a vulnerability in a Windows DHCP Server is detected
There is an issue when using DHCP option 43 in Windows DHCP server that can cause an overflow in the server due to unhandled verification of data sizes and the way how the server reassembles the received data. This can cause the server to overwrite sections of memory with a maliciously crafted code and gain control over the server.
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