ID CVE-2011-1971
Summary The kernel in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, R2, and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 does not properly parse file metadata, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (reboot) via a crafted file, aka "Windows Kernel Metadata Parsing DOS Vulnerability."
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Microsoft Windows 7
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7
  • Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit Service Pack 1 (initial release)
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:sp1:x64
  • Microsoft Windows 7 x86 Service Pack 1
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:sp1:x86
  • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 for 32-bit systems
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:x32
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 x64 (64-bit)
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:x64
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 for Itanium-Based Systems
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:itanium
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:-:itanium
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for 32-bit Systems
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:-:x64
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 r2 Service Pack 1 Itanium
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:itanium
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 x64 (64-bit)
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:x64
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 2
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 2 x64 (64-bit)
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp2:x64
CVSS
Base: 4.7 (as of 11-08-2011 - 10:54)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-399
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL MEDIUM NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE COMPLETE
msbulletin via4
bulletin_id MS11-068
bulletin_url
date 2011-08-09T00:00:00
impact Denial of Service
knowledgebase_id 2556532
knowledgebase_url
severity Moderate
title Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Denial of Service
nessus via4
NASL family Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
NASL id SMB_NT_MS11-068.NASL
description The remote host is running a Windows kernel version that is affected by a denial of service vulnerability involving the code that handles parsing file metadata when browsing a folder. A remote attacker could exploit this issue by tricking a user into opening a folder containing a specially crafted file, resulting in a denial of service.
last seen 2019-02-21
modified 2018-11-15
plugin id 55798
published 2011-08-09
reporter Tenable
source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=55798
title MS11-068: Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Denial of Service (2556532)
oval via4
accepted 2012-07-30T04:00:08.129-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Josh Turpin
    organization Symantec Corporation
  • name Chandan S
    organization SecPod Technologies
definition_extensions
  • comment Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit) Service Pack 2 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6124
  • comment Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5594
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32-bit) Service Pack 2 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5653
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition Service Pack 2 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6216
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Itanium-Based Edition Service Pack 2 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6150
  • comment Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6165
  • comment Microsoft Windows 7 x64 Edition is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5950
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6438
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Itanium-Based Edition is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5954
  • comment Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit) Service Pack 1 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12292
  • comment Microsoft Windows 7 x64 Service Pack 1 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12627
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Service Pack 1 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12567
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Itanium-Based Edition Service Pack 1 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12583
description The kernel in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, R2, and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 does not properly parse file metadata, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (reboot) via a crafted file, aka "Windows Kernel Metadata Parsing DOS Vulnerability."
family windows
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12663
status accepted
submitted 2011-08-09T13:00:00
title Windows Kernel Metadata Parsing DOS Vulnerability
version 71
refmap via4
ms MS11-068
Last major update 21-09-2011 - 23:31
Published 10-08-2011 - 17:55
Last modified 30-10-2018 - 12:27
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