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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0116

An Activation function in the RPCSS Service involved with DCOM activation for Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, and 2003 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via an activation request with a large length field.
Publish Date : 2004-06-01 Last Update Date : 2018-10-12
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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 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 CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Server 2003 RPCSS Service DCOM Activation Denial of Service oval:org.mitre.oval:def:957 windows
Windows 2000 RPCSS Service DCOM Activation Denial of Service oval:org.mitre.oval:def:955 windows
Windows XP RPCSS Service DCOM Activation Denial of Service oval:org.mitre.oval:def:958 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-2004-0116

# 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 Xp * Gold * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

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

- References For CVE-2004-0116
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:958
XF win-rpcss-rpcmessage-dos(15708)
SECTRACK 1009758
BID 10127 Microsoft Windows RPCSS Service Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
CERT TA04-104A
CERT-VN VU#417052
EEYE AD20040413A
CIAC O-115
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:957
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:955
MS MS04-012

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0116

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

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