Intrusion Prevention

ISC.DHCP.TCP.Session.Exhaustion.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Denial of Service vulnerability in ISC DHCP.
The vulnerability is due to an error when vulnerable module handles malicious requests. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition on the affected system.

Affected Products

ISC DHCP Server 4.1.x before 4.1-ESV-R13
ISC DHCP Server 4.2.x
ISC DHCP Server 4.3.x before 4.3.4

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems or services

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-01354

CVE References

CVE-2016-2774