Microsoft Windows NetBIOS CVE-2016-3299 Spoofing Vulnerability

2016-08-09T00:00:00
ID SMNTC-92387
Type symantec
Reporter Symantec Security Response
Modified 2016-08-09T00:00:00

Description

Description

Microsoft Windows is prone to a security vulnerability that may allow attackers to conduct spoofing attacks. Attackers can exploit this issue to spoof and impersonate a legitimate user. Other attacks are also possible.

Technologies Affected

  • Microsoft Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 10 for x64-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 10 version 1511 for 32-bit Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 10 version 1511 for x64-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems SP1
  • Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 for 32-bit Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows RT 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition SP2

Recommendations

Deploy network intrusion detection systems to monitor network traffic for malicious activity.
Deploy NIDS to monitor network traffic for signs of anomalous or suspicious activity. This includes but is not limited to unexplained incoming and outgoing traffic. This may indicate exploit attempts or activity that results from successful exploits.

Do not accept communications that originate from unknown or untrusted sources.
execute commands to mount SMB shares. Never follow directions from untrusted sources. Modify default configuration files to disable any unwanted behavior

Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.