MS06-018: Vulnerability in MSDTC Could Allow Denial of Service (913580)

High Nessus Plugin ID 21331


It is possible to crash the remote MSDTC service.


The remote version of Windows contains a version of MSDTC that contains several denial of service vulnerabilities (DoS and Invalid Memory Access).

An attacker may exploit these flaws to crash the remote service.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 21331

File Name: smb_nt_ms06-018.nasl

Version: 1.29

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2006/05/09

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/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: 2006/05/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/05/09

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1184, CVE-2006-0034

BID: 17905, 17906

MSFT: MS06-018

MSKB: 913580