Microsoft Windows NT SCM Malformed Resource Enumeration Request DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is vulnerable to a denial of service.

Description :

An 'rfpoison' packet has been sent to the remote host. This packet is
supposed to crash the 'services.exe' process, making the system
unstable.

See also :

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q231/4/57.ASP

Solution :

Apply NT4 last service pack, or better, upgrade to Windows last
version.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 10204 ()

Bugtraq ID: 754

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0980

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