National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-2551
Original release date:10/09/2012
The server in Kerberos in Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 Gold and SP1, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and reboot) via a crafted session request, aka "Kerberos NULL Dereference Vulnerability."
'CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference'
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type:Allows disruption of serviceUnknown
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US-CERT Technical Alert: TA12-283A
External Source: MS
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECTRACK
External Source: BID
External Source: SECUNIA