MS06-064: Vulnerability in TCP/IP IPv6 Could Allow Denial of Service (922819)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 22537


It is possible to crash the remote host due to a flaw in the TCP/IP IPv6 stack.


The 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.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 22537

File Name: smb_nt_ms06-064.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.29 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2006/10/10

Modified: 2017/08/10

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:ND/RC:ND

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: 2006/10/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2003/12/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0790, CVE-2004-0230, CVE-2005-0688

BID: 13124, 13658

OSVDB: 14578, 15457, 4030

CERT: 415294, 222750, 396645

MSFT: MS06-064

MSKB: 922819