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Microsoft Windows: CVE-2016-7237: Local Security Authority Subsystem Service Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Microsoft Windows: CVE-2016-7237: Local Security Authority Subsystem Service Denial of Service Vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/10/2016
Created
06/27/2024
Added
06/10/2024
Modified
06/10/2024

Description

Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS) in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, and 1607, and Windows Server 2016 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (system hang) via a crafted request, aka "Local Security Authority Subsystem Service Denial of Service Vulnerability."

Solution(s)

  • microsoft-windows-windows_10-1507-kb3198585
  • microsoft-windows-windows_10-1511-kb3198586
  • microsoft-windows-windows_10-1607-kb3200970

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