MS08-029: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine Could Allow Denial of Service (952044)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

It is possible to crash the antimalware program.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Windows Malware Protection
engine that is vulnerable to a bug in the file handling routine which
could allow an attacker to crash the protection engine.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms08-029

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Defender and Live
OneCare.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 32313 ()

Bugtraq ID: 29060
29073

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1437
CVE-2008-1438