Threat Encyclopedia

MS.SharePoint.Server.Help.Page.DoS

description-logoDescription

This indicates an attack attempt against a denial-of-service vulnerability in Sharepoint.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a malicious request. It allows a remote attacker to cause the web server to become non-responsive via sending crafted web page.

affected-products-logoAffected Products

Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 1 and Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 (32-bit versions)
Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 1 and Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 (64-bit versions)

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can cause server stop response.

recomended-action-logoRecommended Actions

Refer to the vendor's web site for the suggested workaround:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/ms10-039.mspx

CVE References

CVE-2010-1264