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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-1531

Original release date: 03/20/2007
Last revised: 11/13/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Microsoft Windows XP and Vista overwrites ARP table entries included in gratuitous ARP, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (loss of network access) by sending a gratuitous ARP for the address of the Vista host.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070403 Nine Vista CVEs, including Microsoft inaccurate Teredo use case documentation
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.symantec.com/enterprise/security_response/weblog/2007/04/microsofts_inaccurate_teredo_d.html
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/reference/Vista_Network_Attack_Surface_RTM.pdf
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 33664
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070313 New report on Windows Vista network attack surface
External Source: BID
Name: 23266

Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)