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       Vulnerability in IPv6 Could Allow Denial of Service (2904659)
                             11 February 2014


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Microsoft Windows
Publisher:         Microsoft
Operating System:  Windows 8
                   Windows Server 2012
                   Windows RT
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-0254  

Original Bulletin: 

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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-006 - Important

Vulnerability in IPv6 Could Allow Denial of Service (2904659)

Published Date: February 11, 2014

Version: 1.0

General Information

Executive Summary 

This security update resolves a publicly disclosed vulnerability in Microsoft
Windows. The vulnerability could allow denial of service if an attacker sends a 
large number of specially crafted IPv6 packets to an affected system. To 
exploit the vulnerability, an attacker's system must belong to the same subnet 
as the target system.

Affected Software 

Windows 8 
Windows Server 2012 
Windows RT 

TCP/IP Version 6 (IPv6) Denial of Service Vulnerability - CVE-2014-0254

A denial of service vulnerability exists in Windows in the IPv6 implementation 
of TCP/IP. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could 
cause the affected system to stop responding.

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