Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.NAT.Helper.DNS.Query.DoS

Description

Microsoft Windows has a remote denial-of-service vulnerability. A remote attacker could make the svchost service crash via a malformed DNS query.

Affected Products

Microsoft Corporation: Windows XP Home
Microsoft Corporation: Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Corporation: Windows XP SP2

Impact

Denial of Service

Recommended Actions

Currently we are not aware of any vendor-supplied patches for this issue.

CVE References

CVE-2006-5614