MS14-031: Vulnerability in TCP Protocol Could Allow Denial of Service (2962478)

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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 handling
certain traffic. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by
sending a sequence of specially crafted TCP packets to cause a target
system to stop responding until it is restarted.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS14-031

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7,
2008 R2, 8, 2012, 8.1, and 2012 R2.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 74423 ()

Bugtraq ID: 67888

CVE ID: CVE-2014-1811