Microsoft Windows NetBIOS NULL Source Name Remote DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2000-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote application is prone to denial of service attacks.

Description :

The remote host appears to be running Microsoft Windows 95/98

The version of Windows installed on the remote host is vulnerable to
the 'winpopups' or 'rfparalyze' denial of service. A user can leverage
this issue to crash the remote host.

Note that Nessus crashed the remote host to test this flaw.

See also :

http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2000/May/0023.html

Solution :

No patch available. Filter incoming traffic to this port.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 10392 ()

Bugtraq ID: 1163

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0347

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