MS09-069: Vulnerability in Local Security Authority Subsystem Service Could Allow Denial of Service (974392)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

The version of LSASS running on the remote host improperly handles
specially crafted ISAKMP messages communicated through IPsec, causing
the system to consume excessive amounts of CPU resources. A remote,
authenticated attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP, and

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 43061 ()

Bugtraq ID: 37218

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3675

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now