Remote DoS Attack in Windows 2000/NT 4.0 TCP/IP Print Request Server Vulnerability

2000-04-04T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:11
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2000-04-04T00:00:00

Description

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Remote DoS Attack in Windows 2000/NT 4.0 TCP/IP Print Request Server Vulnerability

USSR Advisory Code: USSR-2000037

Release Date: March 28, 2000

Systems Affected: Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Workstation Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Server Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Server, Enterprise Edition Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server

Services Affected: SimpTCP, DHCPServer FTPSvc, LPDSvc, BinlSvc, TCP/IP Print Request Server.

THE PROBLEM

Ussr Labs found a heap memory problem in TCP/IP Print Server, if anyone perform a atack with specially-malformed information to port (515 Print Server),could cause the process containing the service to crash,and also could cause other services such as, SimpTCP, DHCPServer FTPSvc, LPDSvc, BinlSvc,to stop.

Binary or Source for this D.o.S:

http://www.ussrback.com/

The Exploit:

The D.O.S, stop the remote machine services: SimpTCP, DHCPServer, FTPSvc, LPDSvc, BinlSvc, and crash the TCP/IP Print Request Server

Vendor Status: Contacted: Mon 2/28/2000 5:54 PM

Vendor Url: http://www.microsoft.com Program Url: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/default.asp

Fix:

Windows 2000 (all versions): http://www.microsoft.com/Downloads/Release.asp?ReleaseID=19884

Windows NT 4.0 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/release.asp?releaseID=20015

Windows NT 4.0 Alpha: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/release.asp?releaseID=20016

More Information: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms00-021.asp

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-021: Frequently Asked Questions, http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/fq00-021.asp

Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article Q257870. http://www.microsoft.com/technet/support/kb.asp?ID=257870

Related Links:

Underground Security Systems Research http://www.ussrback.com

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