MS17-004: Security Update for Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (3216771)
High Nessus Plugin ID 96393
SynopsisThe remote Windows host is affected multiple vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by a denial of service vulnerability in the Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS) component due to improper handling of authentication requests. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to trigger a reboot of the system.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2.