MS01-046: IrDA Driver Malformed Packet Remote DoS (252795)

This script is Copyright (C) 2001-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

It is possible to remotely shutdown the server.

Description :

The hotfix for the 'IrDA access violation patch' problem has not been
applied.

This vulnerability can allow an attacker who is physically near the
W2K host to shut it down using a remote control.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?43a53d15
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms01-046

Solution :

Microsoft has released a patch for Windows 2000.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 10734 ()

Bugtraq ID: 3215

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0659