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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2228

Original release date: 10/09/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

rpcrt4.dll (aka the RPC runtime library) in Microsoft Windows XP SP2, XP Professional x64 Edition, Server 2003 SP1 and SP2, Server 2003 x64 Edition and x64 Edition SP2, and Vista and Vista x64 Edition allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (RPCSS service stop and system restart) via an RPC request that uses NTLMSSP PACKET authentication with a zero-valued verification trailer signature, which triggers an invalid dereference. NOTE: this also affects Windows 2000 SP4, although the impact is an information leak.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.8 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
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: SECUNIA
Name: 27153
Type: Advisory
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT071480
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27134
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018787
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071010 ZDI-07-055: Microsoft Windows DCERPC Authentication Denial of Service Vulnerability
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2310
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-07-055.html
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3438
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 25974
External Source: MS
Name: MS07-058
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-282A
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBST02280

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2310
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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