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Sid 1-42160

Message

SERVER-OTHER Microsoft LDAP MaxBuffSize buffer overflow attempt

Summary

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Windows when LDAP request buffer lengths are improperly calculated. In a remote attack scenario, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability by running a specially crafted application to send malicious traffic to a Domain Controller, aka "LDAP Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

Impact

CVSS base score 8.1 CVSS impact score 5.9 CVSS exploitability score 2.2 confidentialityImpact HIGH integrityImpact HIGH availabilityImpact HIGH

CVE-2017-0166:

CVSS base score 8.1

CVSS impact score 5.9

CVSS exploitability score 2.2

Confidentiality Impact HIGH

Integrity Impact HIGH

Availability Impact HIGH

Detailed information

CVE-2017-0166: An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Windows when LDAP request buffer lengths are improperly calculated. In a remote attack scenario, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability by running a specially crafted application to send malicious traffic to a Domain Controller, aka "LDAP Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

Affected systems

  • microsoft windows_10 *
  • microsoft windows_10 1511
  • microsoft windows_10 1607
  • microsoft windows_10 1703
  • microsoft windows_7 -
  • microsoft windows_8.1 *
  • microsoft windowsrt8.1 -
  • microsoft windowsserver2008 *
  • microsoft windowsserver2008 r2
  • microsoft windowsserver2012 *
  • microsoft windowsserver2012 r2
  • microsoft windowsserver2016 *
  • microsoft windows_vista -

Ease of attack

CVE-2017-0166:

Access Vector

Access Complexity

Authentication

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