MS01-046: IrDA Driver Malformed Packet Remote DoS (252795)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 10734


It is possible to remotely shutdown the server.


The hotfix for the 'IrDA access violation patch' problem has not been applied.

This vulnerability can allow an attacker who is physically near the W2K host to shut it down using a remote control.


Microsoft has released a patch for Windows 2000.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 10734

File Name: smb_nt_ms01-046.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.50 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2001/08/24

Modified: 2017/05/26

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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


Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 2001/08/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2001/08/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0659

BID: 3215

OSVDB: 608

MSFT: MS01-046

MSKB: 252795