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Microsoft CVE-2017-0016: Windows Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Microsoft CVE-2017-0016: Windows Denial of Service Vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
03/14/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/14/2017
Modified
11/18/2021

Description

A denial of service vulnerability exists in implementations of the Microsoft Server Message Block 2.0 and 3.0 (SMBv2/SMBv3) client. The vulnerability is due to improper handling of certain requests sent by a malicious SMB server to the client. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could cause the affected system to stop responding until it is manually restarted. To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker could use various methods such as redirectors, injected HTML header links, etc., which could cause the SMB client to connect to a malicious SMB server. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how the Microsoft SMBv2/SMBv3 Client handles specially crafted requests.

Solution(s)

  • msft-kb4012213-317ca43c-7dfe-4e04-8a21-2c6c4ab4fbb9
  • msft-kb4012213-5d351df3-6efb-4b17-93e0-b0e3a5babbc3
  • msft-kb4012213-80bc2b42-a953-4096-8595-130e9a9c9fb9
  • msft-kb4012606-384d5679-3c34-433f-8564-66fc5136a5e9
  • msft-kb4012606-6a38fe85-98ba-4ce2-b4eb-aed947d5c203
  • msft-kb4013198-477b54b9-913d-4c4e-8da8-01e0b4cf15ce
  • msft-kb4013198-6d9f75f7-d998-4188-a935-7603f4e51a4d
  • msft-kb4013429-724ee219-b949-4d44-9e02-e464c6062ae4
  • msft-kb4013429-74b1fe65-bd6b-4b76-a624-8674748898f2
  • msft-kb4013429-e29d1b22-493d-44dd-8857-7c6c7cb6d84c

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