MS02-045: Unchecked buffer in Network Share Provider (326830)

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Synopsis :

It is possible to crash the remote host.

Description :

Due to a flaw in Microsoft's SMB implementation, the remote host is
vulnerable to a denial of service attack. By sending a specially
crafted packet request, an attacker could launch a denial of service,
causing the affected host to crash.

Note that this vulnerability is not exploitable without credentials
unless anonymous access has been disabled.

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 11300 ()

Bugtraq ID: 5556

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0724