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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-0242

The TCP/IP implementation in Microsoft Windows Vista Gold, SP1, and SP2 and Server 2008 Gold and SP2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system hang) via crafted packets with malformed TCP selective acknowledgement (SACK) values, aka "TCP/IP Selective Acknowledgement Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2010-02-10 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.8
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 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
TCP/IP Selective Acknowledgement Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8449 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2010-0242

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 - Gold Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 - SP2 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 X32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 X32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Microsoft Windows Vista Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Microsoft Windows Vista X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 7
Microsoft Windows Vista 6

- References For CVE-2010-0242

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms10-009
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-009 Vulnerabilities in Windows TCP/IP Could Allow Remote Code Execution (974145) This security update resolves four privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The most severe of these vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if specially crafted packets are sent to a computer with IPv6 enabled. An attacker could try to exploit the vulnerability by creating specially crafted ICMPv6 packets and sending the packets to a system with IPv6 enabled. This vulnerability may only be exploited if the attacker is on-link.
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA10-040A.html
CERT TA10-040A

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-0242

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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