MS02-063: Unchecked Buffer in PPTP Implementation Could Enable DOS Attacks (329834)

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Synopsis :

It is possible to crash the remote system.

Description :

The remote version of Windows contains a flaw in its PPTP
implementation. If the remote host is configured to act as a PPTP
server, a remote attacker can send a specially crafted packet to corrupt
the kernel memory and crash the remote system.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP and 2000.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 11178 ()

Bugtraq ID: 5807

CVE ID: CVE-2002-1214