|MS11-068||Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Denial of Service (2556532)||Windows Vista||Critical||10-08-2011|
Brief overview of the risk:
The vulnerability could allow denial of service if a user visits a network share (or visits a Web site that points to a network share) containing a specially crafted file.
Detailed Information on the risk:
A denial of service vulnerability exists in Windows due to the way the kernel parses file meta-data when browsing to a folder. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could cause the affected system to crash.
Further information on this exploit is available at : MS11-068
Affected SoftwareWindows Vista Service Pack 2
Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2
Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems**