The DNS server in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 and Windows Server 2008 SP2, R2, and R2 SP1 does not properly initialize memory, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (service outage) via a query for a nonexistent domain, aka "DNS Uninitialized Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
Published 2011-08-10 21:55:02
Updated 2020-09-28 12:58:31
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Vulnerability category: OverflowMemory CorruptionDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2011-1970

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 61.92%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 98 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2011-1970

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Source
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
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CWE ids for CVE-2011-1970

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