MS10-085: Vulnerability in SChannel Could Allow Denial of Service (2207566)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

The remote Windows host is running a version of the Secure Channel
(SChannel) security package that is affected by a denial of service
vulnerability. This flaw exists in the way that SChannel processes
client certificates.

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted network packet to the
host that would cause the LSASS service to stop responding and the
system to restart.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS10-085

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista,
2008, 7, and 2008 R2.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 49962 ()

Bugtraq ID: 43780

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3229