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JVNDB-2010-000031

Microsoft Windows denial of service (DoS) vulnerability

Overview

Microsoft Windows contains a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability.

Microsoft Windows contains a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability caused by IPv6 packets with malformed extension headers.

Darren Willis of Fourteenforty Research Institute Inc. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

Base Metrics: 7.8 (High) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: None
  • Availability Impact: Complete

Affected Products


Microsoft Corporation
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition

Impact

A remote attacker could possibly cause a denial of service (DoS) by sending specially crafted IPv6 packets.
Solution

[Update the software]
Update to the latest version according to the information provided by the developer.
Vendor Information

Microsoft Corporation
  • Microsoft Security Bulletin : MS10-058
FUJITSU
  • FUJITSU Security Information : TA10-222A (Japanese)
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Improper Input Validation(CWE-20) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2010-1892
References

  1. JVN : JVN#86832361
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2010-1892
  3. US-CERT Cyber Security Alerts : SA10-222A
  4. US-CERT Technical Cyber Security Alert : TA10-222A
  5. SecurityFocus : 42251
  6. VUPEN Security : VUPEN/ADV-2010-2055
Revision History

[2010/08/13]
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