Microsoft Windows NT SCM Malformed Resource Enumeration Request DoS

medium Nessus Plugin ID 10204


The remote host is vulnerable to a denial of service.


An 'rfpoison' packet has been sent to the remote host. This packet is supposed to crash the 'services.exe' process, making the system unstable.


Apply NT4 last service pack, or better, upgrade to Windows last version.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 10204

File Name: rfpoison.nasl

Version: 1.31

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 11/1/1999

Updated: 12/7/2022

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-1999-0980

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/31/1999

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0980

BID: 754