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MS02-063 PPTP Malformed Control Data Kernel Denial of Service

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MS02-063 PPTP Malformed Control Data Kernel Denial of Service

Disclosed
09/26/2002
Created
05/30/2018

Description

This module exploits a kernel based overflow when sending abnormal PPTP Control Data packets to Microsoft Windows 2000 SP0-3 and XP SP0-1 based PPTP RAS servers (Remote Access Services). Kernel memory is overwritten resulting in a BSOD. Code execution may be possible however this module is only a DoS.

Author(s)

  • aushack <patrick@osisecurity.com.au>

Development

References

Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use auxiliary/dos/pptp/ms02_063_pptp_dos
msf auxiliary(ms02_063_pptp_dos) > show actions
    ...actions...
msf auxiliary(ms02_063_pptp_dos) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(ms02_063_pptp_dos) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(ms02_063_pptp_dos) > run 

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