MS16-021: Security Update for NPS RADIUS Server to Address Denial of Service (3133043)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 88653
SynopsisThe remote Windows host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.
DescriptionThe remote Windows host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability in the Network Policy Server (NPS) due to improper handling of RADIUS authentication requests. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via specially crafted username strings, to cause a denial of service condition for RADIUS authentication on the NPS.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, and 2012 R2.