MS14-028: Vulnerabilities in iSCSI Could Allow Denial of Service (2962485)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 73987
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Synopsis

The remote Windows host is affected by multiple denial of service vulnerabilities.

Description

The remote Windows host is affected by multiple denial of service vulnerabilities due to Windows improperly handling iSCSI packets. A remote attacker could send large amounts of specially crafted iSCSI packets to the host and cause the system to stop responding until it is restarted.

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Server 2008 R2, 2012, and 2012 R2. Microsoft has announced that Windows Storage Server 2008 will not be updated and instead customers should follow the guidelines referenced in the advisory.

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2014/ms14-028

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73987

File Name: smb_nt_ms14-028.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 5/14/2014

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/13/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/13/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0255, CVE-2014-0256

BID: 67280, 67281

MSFT: MS14-028

MSKB: 2933826, 2962073

IAVB: 2014-B-0059