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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

          Vulnerability in Security Account Manager Remote (SAMR)
          Protocol Could Allow Security Feature Bypass (2934418)
                               12 March 2014


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Microsoft Windows
Publisher:         Microsoft
Operating System:  Windows XP
                   Windows Server 2003
                   Windows Vista
                   Windows Server 2008
                   Windows Server 2008 R2
                   Windows Server 2012
Impact/Access:     Reduced Security -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-0317  

Original Bulletin: 

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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-016 - Important
Vulnerability in Security Account Manager Remote (SAMR) Protocol Could Allow 
Security Feature Bypass (2934418)

Published Date: March 11, 2014

Version: 1.0

General Information

Executive Summary 

This security update resolves one privately reported vulnerability in 
Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow security feature bypass if an 
attacker makes multiple attempts to match passwords to a username.

This security update is rated Important for all supported editions of Windows 
XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 
2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2012 R2.

Affected Software

Windows XP
Windows Server 2003
Windows Vista
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2
Server Core installation option

Vulnerability Information

SAMR Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability - CVE-2014-0317

A security feature bypass vulnerability exists when the Security Account 
Manager Remote (SAMR) protocol incorrectly validates user lockout state.

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