MS15-096: Vulnerability in Active Directory Service Could Allow Denial of Service (3072595)

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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 in Active Directory that is triggered during the
handling of a saturation of account creations. An authenticated,
remote attacker, with privileges to join machines to a domain, can
exploit this vulnerability by creating multiple machine accounts,
resulting in the Active Directory service becoming non-responsive.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS15-096

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2008, 2008 R2,
2012, and 2012 R2.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 85846 ()

Bugtraq ID: 76554

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2535

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