This vulnerability is 4 years 10 months and 16 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.
SynopsisThe DNS server running on the remote host has multiple vulnerabilities.
Vulnerability DescriptionAccording to its self-reported version number, the Microsoft DNS Server running on the remote host has the following vulnerabilities:
A memory corruption vulnerability exists that can be triggered by an attacker sending a specially crafted NAPTR query. This could result in arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2011-1966)
A denial of service vulnerability exists related to the improper handling of uninitialized memory. This may result in the DNS service becoming unresponsive.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2003, 2008, and 2008 R2.
CVE ReferencesCVE-2011-1966 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
CVE-2011-1970 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
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