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CVE-2006-0988 Detail

Current Description

The default configuration of the DNS Server service on Windows Server 2003 and Windows 2000, and the Microsoft DNS Server service on Windows NT 4.0, allows recursive queries and provides additional delegation information to arbitrary IP addresses, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (traffic amplification) via DNS queries with spoofed source IP addresses.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

Evaluator Solution

This vulnerability affects all versions of Windows 2000 -and- Windows Server 2003.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://dns.measurement-factory.com/surveys/sum1.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/426368/100/0/threaded
http://www.us-cert.gov/reading_room/DNS-recursion121605.pdf Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:r2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-0988
NVD Published Date:
03/03/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/18/2018