MS11-047: Vulnerability in Hyper-V Could Allow Denial of Service (2525835)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 55127


The remote Windows host is susceptible to a denial of service attack.


The remote host is affected by a denial of service flaw that exists in Hyper-V. By sending a specially crafted packet from a guest virtual machine to the host, an authenticated administrator in one of the guest virtual machines could cause the affected Hyper-V system to stop responding.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2008 and 2008 R2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 55127

File Name: smb_nt_ms11-047.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 6/15/2011

Updated: 11/15/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

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

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: 6/14/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/14/2011

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1872

BID: 48179

EDB-ID: 17401

IAVB: 2011-B-0066

MSFT: MS11-047

MSKB: 2525835