MS11-058: Vulnerabilities in DNS Server Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2562485) (uncredentialed check)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 72836


The DNS server running on the remote host has multiple vulnerabilities.


According to its self-reported version number, the Microsoft DNS Server running on the remote host has the following vulnerabilities :

- A memory corruption vulnerability exists that can be triggered by an attacker sending a specially crafted NAPTR query. This could result in arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2011-1966)

- A denial of service vulnerability exists related to the improper handling of uninitialized memory. This may result in the DNS service becoming unresponsive.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2003, 2008, and 2008 R2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 72836

File Name: ms_dns_kb2562485.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: DNS

Published: 2014/03/05

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 72780

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: ms_dns/version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/08/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/08/09

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1966, CVE-2011-1970

BID: 49012, 49019

MSFT: MS11-058

MSKB: 2562485