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Sid 1-16237

Message

SERVER-OTHER Microsoft Active Directory NTDSA stack space exhaustion attempt

Summary

Stack consumption vulnerability in the LDAP service in Active Directory on Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, Server 2003 SP2, and Server 2008 Gold and SP2; Active Directory Application Mode (ADAM) on Windows XP SP2 and SP3 and Server 2003 SP2; and Active Directory Lightweight Directory Service (AD LDS) on Windows Server 2008 Gold and SP2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system hang) via a malformed (1) LDAP or (2) LDAPS request, aka "LSASS Recursive Stack Overflow Vulnerability."

Impact

CVSS base score 7.8 CVSS impact score 6.9 CVSS exploitability score 10.0 confidentialityImpact NONE integrityImpact NONE availabilityImpact NONE

CVE-2009-1928:

CVSS base score 7.8

CVSS impact score 6.9

CVSS exploitability score 10.0

Confidentiality Impact NONE

Integrity Impact NONE

Availability Impact COMPLETE

Detailed information

CVE-2009-1928: Stack consumption vulnerability in the LDAP service in Active Directory on Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, Server 2003 SP2, and Server 2008 Gold and SP2; Active Directory Application Mode (ADAM) on Windows XP SP2 and SP3 and Server 2003 SP2; and Active Directory Lightweight Directory Service (AD LDS) on Windows Server 2008 Gold and SP2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system hang) via a malformed (1) LDAP or (2) LDAPS request, aka "LSASS Recursive Stack Overflow Vulnerability."

Affected systems

  • microsoft windows_2000 *
  • microsoft windows2003server *
  • microsoft windowsserver2008 *
  • microsoft windowsserver2008 -
  • microsoft windows_vista *
  • microsoft windows_xp *
  • microsoft windows_xp -

Ease of attack

CVE-2009-1928:

Access Vector NETWORK

Access Complexity LOW

Authentication NONE

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.

Contributors

  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

Additional References

  • technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS09-066