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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-0006

The DNS server in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 and Server 2008 SP2, R2, and R2 SP1 does not properly handle objects in memory during record lookup, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon restart) via a crafted query, aka "DNS Denial of Service Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2012-03-13 Last Update Date : 2013-03-06
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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
DNS Denial of Service Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15098 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-2012-0006

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 3
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 4

- References For CVE-2012-0006

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-073A.html
CERT TA12-073A
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-017
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-017 MS12-017 - Important : Vulnerability in DNS Server Could Allow Denial of Service (2647170) - Version: 1.1 Severity Rating: Important Revision Note: V1.1 (April 18, 2012): Added a link to Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 2647170 under Known Issues in the Executive Summary and corrected the bulletin replacement information for Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2, and Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems. This is a bulletin change only. There were no changes to the detection. Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow denial of service if a remote unauthenticated attacker sends a specially crafted DNS query to the target DNS server.Release Date:2012-04-18

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-0006

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


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