MS06-064: Vulnerability in TCP/IP IPv6 Could Allow Denial of Service (922819)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 22537
SynopsisIt is possible to crash the remote host due to a flaw in the TCP/IP IPv6 stack.
DescriptionThe remote host runs a version of Windows that has a flaw in its TCP/IP IPv6 stack.
The flaw could allow an attacker to perform a denial of service attack against the remote host.
To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker needs to send a specially crafted ICMP or TCP packet to the remote host.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP and 2003.