MS16-049: Security Update for HTTP.sys (3148795)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

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 the HTTP
2.0 protocol stack (HTTP.sys) due to improper parsing of HTTP 2.0
requests. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this
vulnerability, via a specially crafted HTTP packet, to cause the
system to become unresponsive, resulting in a denial of service

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 10.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 90442 ()

Bugtraq ID: 85908

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0150

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