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MS RPC Services null pointer reference DoS

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

16 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

MS Windows RPC service (RPCSS) crashes trying to dereference a null pointer when it receives a certain malformed request. All MS RPC-based services (i.e. a large part of MS Windows 2000+) running on the target machine are rendered inoperable.

Solution

Solution

Block access to TCP port 135.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)