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Microsoft Windows Netlogon RPC Service Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2010-12-14    Last Update:  2012-10-25    Views:  2,325

Secunia Advisory SA42615

Where:

From local network

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to a NULL-pointer dereference error in the Netlogon RPC Service of a domain controller and can be exploited to cause a server to restart via a specially crafted RPC packet.

Successful exploitation requires an attacker to have administrator privileges on a machine that is joined to the affected domain.


Solution:
Apply patches.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits Matthias Dieter Wallnofer and Andrew Bartlett, The Samba Team.

Original Advisory:
MS10-101 (KB2207559):
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-101.mspx

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Subject: Microsoft Windows Netlogon RPC Service Denial of Service Vulnerability

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