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Vulnerability:Win/SMB.DFS.RCE!CVE-2011-1868

Severity rating
Critical

Class/Type
Vulnerability

Discovered date
2011-06-14T00:00:00

Attack vector
Remote

Authentication required
No

Public exploits available
No

Signature detection
Low



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Description

An unauthenticated remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that the Distributed File System (DFS) client parses specially crafted DFS responses.



Impact

An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could execute arbitrary code and take complete control of an affected system.



Technical details (analysis)

An unauthenticated remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that the Distributed File System (DFS) client parses specially crafted DFS responses. An attempt to exploit the vulnerability would not require authentication, allowing an attacker to exploit the vulnerability by sending a specially crafted DFS response to a client-initiated DFS request.



Affected software

Windows XP Service Pack 3
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems
Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2
Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems and Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2
Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems and Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems and Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 1



Non-affected software

All applications not on the affected list.



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NIS signature

Name: Vulnerability:Win/SMB.DFS.RCE!CVE-2011-1868
Release Date: 2011-06-14T00:00:00



Known false positives

No known false positives at this time.



Work-arounds

No known work-arounds at this time.