MS13-079: Vulnerability in Active Directory Could Allow Denial of Service (2853587)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 69838
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Synopsis

The remote host is affected by an Active Directory denial of service vulnerability.

Description

The remote host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability in Active Directory Services and Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS).

By sending a specially crafted query to the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) service, an attacker can cause the directory service to stop responding until an administrator restarts the service.

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 8, and 2012.

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2013/ms13-079

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69838

File Name: smb_nt_ms13-079.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 9/11/2013

Updated: 11/27/2019

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2013-3868

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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: 9/10/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/10/2013

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-3868

BID: 62184

MSFT: MS13-079

MSKB: 2853587

IAVB: 2013-B-0100