Denial of service in Microsoft Windows IPSec

Published: 2018-01-04 09:59:27
Severity Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2018-0753
CVSSv3 7.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software Windows
Windows Server
Vulnerable software versions Windows 8.1
Windows 10
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2016
Vendor URL Microsoft

Security Advisory

1) Memory corruption

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists within Windows IPSec implementation when processing specially crafted network packets. A remote unauthenticated attacker can send specially crafted packets to the affected system, trigger memory corruption and perform a denial of service attack.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0753

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