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The DNS server running on the remote host is susceptible to a denial of
According to its self-reported version number, the Microsoft DNS server
running on the remote host does not properly handle objects in memory
when looking up the resource record of a domain. By sending a specially
crafted DNS query an attacker may be able to exploit this flaw and cause
the DNS server on the remote host to stop responding and eventually
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2003, 2008, and
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true
Nessus Plugin ID: 72837 ()
Bugtraq ID: 52374
CVE ID: CVE-2012-0006
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