|MS08-004||Vulnerability in Windows TCP/IP Could Allow Denial of Service (946456)||Windows Vista||Critical||13-02-2008|
Brief overview of the risk:
This important update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) processing.
Detailed Information on the risk:
A denial of service vulnerability exists in TCP/IP processing in Windows Vista. An attacker could exploit the vulnerability by creating a specially crafted DHCP server that returns a specially crafted packet to a host, corrupting TCP/IP structures and causing the affected system to stop responding and automatically restart.Further information on this exploit is available at : MS08-004
Affected SoftwareWindows Vista
Windows Vista x64 Edition