MS11-058: Vulnerabilities in DNS Server Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2562485) (uncredentialed check)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 72836
SynopsisThe DNS server running on the remote host has multiple vulnerabilities.
DescriptionAccording 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.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2003, 2008, and 2008 R2.