MS13-079: Vulnerability in Active Directory Could Allow Denial of Service (2853587)

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Synopsis :

The remote host is affected by an Active Directory denial of service

Description :

The remote host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability in
Active Directory Services and Active Directory Lightweight Directory
Services (AD LDS).

By sending a specially crafted query to the Lightweight Directory
Access Protocol (LDAP) service, an attacker can cause the directory
service to stop responding until an administrator restarts the

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 69838 ()

Bugtraq ID: 62184

CVE ID: CVE-2013-3868