MS13-065: Vulnerability in ICMPv6 Could Allow Denial of Service (2868623)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is affected by a denial of service
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote Windows host is affected by a denial of service
vulnerability due to the Windows TCP/IP stack improperly allocating
memory for incoming ICMPv6 packets. An attacker could use a specially
crafted ICMPv6 packet to exploit this vulnerability and cause a target
system to stop responding until it is restarted.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-065

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7,
2008 R2, 8, and 2012.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 69330 ()

Bugtraq ID: 61666

CVE ID: CVE-2013-3183