MS06-064: Vulnerability in TCP/IP IPv6 Could Allow Denial of Service (922819)

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Synopsis :

It is possible to crash the remote host due to a flaw in the TCP/IP
IPv6 stack.

Description :

The remote host runs a version of Windows that has a flaw in its
TCP/IP IPv6 stack.

The flaw could allow an attacker to perform a denial of service attack
against the remote host.

To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker needs to send a specially
crafted ICMP or TCP packet to the remote host.

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 22537 ()

Bugtraq ID: 13124

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0790