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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-0988

The default configuration of the DNS Server service on Windows Server 2003 and Windows 2000, and the Microsoft DNS Server service on Windows NT 4.0, allows recursive queries and provides additional delegation information to arbitrary IP addresses, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (traffic amplification) via DNS queries with spoofed source IP addresses.
Publish Date : 2006-03-03 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-0988

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server R2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows Nt 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 2000 1
Microsoft Windows 2003 Server 1
Microsoft Windows Nt 1

- References For CVE-2006-0988
BUGTRAQ 20060228 recursive DNS servers DDoS as a growing DDoS problem

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-0988

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