Public exploits available
A denial of service vulnerability exists in the way that the Microsoft Server Message Block (SMB) client implementation handles specially crafted SMB messages.
An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could cause a user's system to stop responding until manually restarted.
Microsoft Server Message Block (SMB) protocol is a Microsoft network file sharing protocol used in Microsoft Windows. For more information on SMB, see the MSDN article, Microsoft SMB Protocol and CIFS Protocol Overview. The vulnerability exists because the Microsoft Server Message Block (SMB) client implementation incorrectly handles malformed SMB messages.
All applications not on the affected list.
No known false positives at this time.
No known work-arounds at this time.