MS09-050: Microsoft Windows SMB2 _Smb2ValidateProviderCallback() Vulnerability (975497) (EDUCATEDSCHOLAR) (uncredentialed check)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 40887
SynopsisArbitrary code may be executed on the remote host through the SMB port
DescriptionThe remote host is running a version of Microsoft Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 that contains a vulnerability in its SMBv2 implementation. An attacker can exploit this flaw to disable the remote host or to execute arbitrary code on it.
EDUCATEDSCHOLAR is one of multiple Equation Group vulnerabilities and exploits disclosed on 2017/04/14 by a group known as the Shadow Brokers.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a patch for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008.