MS09-050: Vulnerabilities in SMBv2 Could Allow Remote Code Execution (975517) (EDUCATEDSCHOLAR)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 42106
SynopsisThe remote SMB server can be abused to execute code remotely.
DescriptionThe remote Windows host contains a vulnerable SMBv2 implementation with the following issues :
- A specially crafted SMBv2 packet can cause an infinite loop in the Server service. A remote, unauthenticated attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2009-2526)
- Sending a specially crafted SMBv2 packet to the Server service can result in code execution. A remote, unauthenticated attacker can exploit this to take complete control of the system. (CVE-2009-2532, CVE-2009-3103) (EDUCATEDSCHOLAR)
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 set of patches for Windows Vista and 2008.