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DNS Uninitialized Memory Corruption Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12870

The DNS server in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 and Windows Server 2008 SP2 R2 and R2 SP1 does not properly initialize memory which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (service outage) via a query for a nonexistent domain aka "DNS Uninitialized Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2011-1970
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