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Age in Days
CVSS Score
Patch within next
Risk Level

1312


10.0

30 Days

Critical

 

This vulnerability is 3 years 7 months and 2 days old there are exploits publicly available for it. The vulnerability itself is over a year old, and with there being exploits publicly available it is highly advisable that this vulnerability is patched immediately.

 

Synopsis

The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability in the HTTP protocol stack.

 

Vulnerability Description

The version of Windows running on the remote host is affected by an integer overflow condition in the HTTP protocol stack (HTTP.sys) due to improper parsing of crafted HTTP requests. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to execute arbitrary code with System privileges.

 

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 7, 2008 R2, 8, 8.1, 2012, and 2012 R2

 

Further Information

 

CVE References

CVE-2015-1635 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails

 

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