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Vulnerability protection

Windows NFS server vulnerability could allow denial of service


Report ID: MS201302006
Date Published: 22 February 2013

Criticality: Important
Compromise Type: denial-of-service
Compromise From: remote


Affected Product/Component:

Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2012




Summary

A vulnerability in Windows NFS server could allow an attacker to cause an affected system to stop responding and restart.



Detailed Description

Microsoft has issued a security update to resolve a vulnerability in Windows NFS server. The vulnerability was caused by improper handling of a file operation, and can be exploited into causing an affected system to stop responding and restart.

This issue has been fixed through the update where a correction on how NFS server handles a file operation has been made. Users are recommended to install the latest update onto their machine as a protection measure against potential exploit attempts.



CVE Reference

CVE-2013-1281



Solution

Install the latest security patch for applicable system, available for download from (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-014)




Security Advisories

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