MS16-020: Security Update for Active Directory Federation Services to Address Denial of Service (3134222)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is affected by a denial of service

Description :

The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is,
therefore, affected by a denial of service vulnerability in Active
Directory Federation Services (ADFS) due to a failure to properly
process certain input during forms-based authentication. A remote
attacker can exploit this, via crafted input, to cause the server to
become unresponsive.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Server 2012 R2.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 88652 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0037

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