Microsoft Windows DTC Packet Relay DoS

2005-10-11T21:02:46
ID OSVDB:19904
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2005-10-11T21:02:46

Description

Vulnerability Description

Microsoft Windows contains a flaw that may allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service. The issue is due to the Distributed Transaction Controller (MSDTC) not properly handling crafted Transaction Internet Protocol (TIP) message traffic that repeatedly connects after an error occurs. This may cause the service to hang and require a restart by the administrator.

Short Description

Microsoft Windows contains a flaw that may allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service. The issue is due to the Distributed Transaction Controller (MSDTC) not properly handling crafted Transaction Internet Protocol (TIP) message traffic that repeatedly connects after an error occurs. This may cause the service to hang and require a restart by the administrator.

References:

Vendor Specific Advisory URL Vendor Specific Advisory URL Vendor Specific Advisory URL Security Tracker: 1015037 Secunia Advisory ID:17161 Secunia Advisory ID:17223 Secunia Advisory ID:17509 Secunia Advisory ID:17172 Related OSVDB ID: 19902 Related OSVDB ID: 19903 Other Advisory URL: http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=319&type=vulnerabilities Microsoft Security Bulletin: MS05-051 Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 902400 Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2005-10/0278.html Keyword: 2005006318 CVE-2005-1980