|MS12-017||Vulnerability in DNS Server Could Allow Denial of Service (2647170)||Windows Server||Important||14-03-2012|
Brief overview of the risk:
The vulnerability could allow denial of service if a remote unauthenticated attacker sends a specially crafted DNS query to the target DNS server.
Detailed Information on the risk:
A denial of service vulnerability exists in the way that the DNS server improperly handles objects in memory when looking up the resource record of a domain. An attacker that successfully exploited this vulnerability could cause the DNS server on the target system to stop responding and automatically restart.
Further information on this exploit is available at : MS12-017
Affected SoftwareWindows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1