Intrusion Prevention

MS.SMB.Client.Incomplete.Response.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Denial of Service vulnerability in the Microsoft SMB client.
The vulnerability is caused by improper bounds checking of incoming "SMB" packets. It may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by sending a specially crafted "SMB" request to an "SMB" client. Failed exploit attempts will likely cause the program to crash, resulting in a Denial of Service condition.

Affected Products

Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are not aware of any officially supplied patch for this issue.

CVE References

CVE-2009-3676