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Windows DNS Denial of Service Vulnerability - CVE-2020-1228

oval:org.cisecurity:def:8342

A denial of service vulnerability exists in Windows DNS when it fails to properly handle queries. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could cause the DNS service to become nonresponsive. To exploit the vulnerability an authenticated attacker could send malicious DNS queries to a target resulting in a denial of service. The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Windows DNS processes queries.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2020-1228
  • MSRC-CVE-2020-1228
  • KB4577053
  • KB4577070
  • KB4577048
  • KB4577071
  • KB4577015
  • KB4570333
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