MS08-029: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine Could Allow Denial of Service (952044)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 32313
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Synopsis

It is possible to crash the antimalware program.

Description

The remote host is running a version of Windows Malware Protection engine that is vulnerable to a bug in the file handling routine which could allow an attacker to crash the protection engine.

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Defender and Live OneCare.

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2008/ms08-029

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 32313

File Name: smb_nt_ms08-029.nasl

Version: 1.24

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 5/13/2008

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:windows_defender, cpe:/a:microsoft:windows_live_onecare, cpe:/a:microsoft:antigen, cpe:/a:microsoft:forefront_client_security, cpe:/a:microsoft:forefront_security

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/13/2008

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/13/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1437, CVE-2008-1438

BID: 29060, 29073

MSFT: MS08-029

MSKB: 952044

CWE: 399