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
vulnerability.

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 :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-020

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 88652 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0037

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