MS05-045: Vulnerability in Network Connection Manager Could Allow Denial of Service (905414)

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Synopsis :

A flaw in the remote network connection manager could allow an attacker
to cause a denial of service on the remote host.

Description :

The remote host contains a version of the Network Connection Manager
that contains a denial of service vulnerability that could allow an
attacker to disable the component responsible for managing network and
remote access connections.

To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would need to send a
malformed packet to the remote host.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms05-045

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and
2003.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 19998 ()

Bugtraq ID: 14260

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2307