MS09-066: Vulnerability in Active Directory Could Allow Denial of Service (973309)

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Synopsis :

The installed version of Active Directory is affected by a denial of
service vulnerability.

Description :

The installed version of Microsoft Active Directory / Active Directory
Application Mode / Active Directory Lightweight Directory Service has
a buffer overflow vulnerability. By sending specially crafted LDAP or
LDAPS requests, a remote attacker can exhaust stack space and cause
the affected host to stop responding until it is restarted.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS09-066

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP, 2003,
and 2008.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 42440 ()

Bugtraq ID: 36918

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1928