MS11-068: Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Denial of Service (2556532)
High Nessus Plugin ID 55798
SynopsisThe Windows kernel is affected by a vulnerability that could result in a denial of service.
DescriptionThe remote host is running a Windows kernel version that is affected by a denial of service vulnerability involving the code that handles parsing file metadata when browsing a folder.
A remote attacker could exploit this issue by tricking a user into opening a folder containing a specially crafted file, resulting in a denial of service.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2.