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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 72836
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Synopsis

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

Description

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.
(CVE-2011-1970)

Solution

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

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2011/ms11-058

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 72836

File Name: ms_dns_kb2562485.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: DNS

Published: 3/5/2014

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: ms_dns_version.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: 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: 8/9/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/9/2011

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

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

BID: 49012, 49019

MSFT: MS11-058

MSKB: 2562485