MS09-059: Vulnerability in Local Security Authority Subsystem Service Could Allow Denial of Service (975467)

high Nessus Plugin ID 42115
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The remote Windows host is prone to a denial of service attack.


The version of LSASS running on the remote host has an integer overflow vulnerability. A remote attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista and 2008 and 7.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 42115

File Name: smb_nt_ms09-059.nasl

Version: 1.23

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 10/13/2009

Updated: 8/5/2020

Dependencies: ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl, smb_hotfixes.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2009-2524


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/13/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/13/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2524

BID: 36593

CWE: 189

MSFT: MS09-059

MSKB: 975467

IAVB: 2009-B-0054-S