D-Link DI-804 router "Remote Administration" allows unauthorized release/renew of DHCP addresses

dlink-admin-dhcp-release (9967) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk


A vulnerability regarding insufficient access controls when "remote administration" is enabled could allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to the release.html page and release/renew Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) addresses.


Bypass Security


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • BugTraq Mailing List, Thu Aug 22 2002 - 02:06:48 CDT: possible exploit: D-Link DI-804 unauthorized DHCP release from WAN.
  • BID-5544: D-Link Remote Administration Arbitrary DHCP Address Release Vulnerability
  • BID-5553: D-Link Remote Administration Information Leakage Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-1069: The remote administration capability for the D-Link DI-804 router 4.68 allows remote attackers to bypass authentication and release DHCP addresses or obtain sensitive information via a direct web request to the pages (1) release.htm, (2) Device Status, or (3) Device Information.

Platforms Affected:

  • D-Link DI-804 router 4.68


Aug 22, 2002

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