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Local Security Authority Subsystem Service Denial of Service Vulnerability - CVE-2019-0972

oval:org.cisecurity:def:6424

This security update corrects a denial of service in the Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS) caused when an authenticated attacker sends a specially crafted authentication request. A remote attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could cause a denial of service on the target system's LSASS service which triggers an automatic reboot of the system. The security update addresses the vulnerability by changing the way that LSASS handles specially crafted authentication requests.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2019-0972
  • MSRC-CVE-2019-0972
  • KB4503269
  • KB4503287
  • KB4503263
  • KB4503290
  • KB4503291
  • KB4503267
  • KB4503279
  • KB4503284
  • KB4503286
  • KB4503327
  • KB4503293
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