MS05-045: Vulnerability in Network Connection Manager Could Allow Denial of Service (905414)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 19998
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A flaw in the remote network connection manager could allow an attacker to cause a denial of service on the remote host.


The remote host contains a version of the Network Connection Manager that contains a denial of service vulnerability that could allow an attacker to disable the component responsible for managing network and remote access connections.

To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would need to send a malformed packet to the remote host.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and 2003.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 19998

File Name: smb_nt_ms05-045.nasl

Version: 1.31

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 10/11/2005

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.2

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/11/2005

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/14/2005

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2307

BID: 14260

MSFT: MS05-045

EDB-ID: 1104

MSKB: 905414