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Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the installed
Windows DNS client.
A flaw in the way the installed Windows DNS client processes Link-
local Multicast Name Resolution (LLMNR) queries can be exploited to
execute arbitrary code in the context of the NetworkService account.
Note that Windows XP and 2003 do not support LLMNR and successful
exploitation on those platforms requires local access and the ability to
run a special application. On Windows Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2,
however, the issue can be exploited remotely.
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista,
2008, 7, and 2008 R2.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 53387 ()
Bugtraq ID: 47242
CVE ID: CVE-2011-0657
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