MS11-035: Vulnerability in WINS Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2524426)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft
Windows Internet Name Service (WINS).

Description :

The version of WINS (Windows Internet Name Service) installed on the
remote Windows host is affected by a memory corruption vulnerability due
to a logic error when handling a socket send exception.

By sending specially crafted packets to the affected WINS system, a
remote attacker can potentially exploit this issue to execute arbitrary
code as either SYSTEM on Windows 2003 or Local Service on Windows 2008 /
2008 R2.

Note that WINS is not installed by default on any of the affected
operating systems, although Nessus has determined it is on this host.

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 53858 ()

Bugtraq ID: 47730

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1248