MS11-058: Vulnerabilities in DNS Server Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2562485) (remote check)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The DNS server running on the remote host is affected by a memory
corruption vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Windows DNS server running on the remote host has a
memory corruption vulnerability that can be triggered by making a
specially crafted NAPTR query. This could allow an attacker to write
arbitrary data to the heap and potentially execute arbitrary code.

Note that upstream servers may filter this request, creating a false
negative, or may be vulnerable themselves, creating a false positive.
If the target is patched and shows up as vulnerable, check your
upstream DNS servers.

Note also that while Microsoft's advisory referenced multiple
vulnerabilities, Nessus only tests for the vulnerability described
above.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms11-058

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2003, 2008, and
2008 R2.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 55883 ()

Bugtraq ID: 49012

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1966

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

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

Buy Nessus Professional Now