Microsoft Windows NT SCM Malformed Resource Enumeration Request DoS

High 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: High

ID: 10204

File Name: rfpoison.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.26 $

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 1999/11/01

Modified: 2014/05/26

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1999/10/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0980

BID: 754

OSVDB: 11264