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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows TCP/IP Stack Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows HTTP Protocol Stack ('HTTP.sys') Parsing Error Lets Remote Users Cause Denial of Service Conditions
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035546
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1035546
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-0150   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 13 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Windows 'HTTP.sys'. A remote user can cause the target service to crash.

A remote user can send a specially crafted HTTP 2.0 request to trigger a parsing flaw in the HTTP protocol stack (HTTP.sys) and cause the target service to become unresponsive.

Dhanesh Kizhakkinan of FireEye, Inc. and Noam Mazor of Imperva reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target service to become unresponsive.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems:

https://support.microsoft.com/kb/3147461

Windows 10 for x64-based Systems:

https://support.microsoft.com/kb/3147461

Windows 10 Version 1511 for 32-bit Systems:

https://support.microsoft.com/kb/3147458

Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems:

https://support.microsoft.com/kb/3147458

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-049

Vendor URL:  technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-049 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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