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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows TCP/IP Stack Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows HTTP Protocol Stack (HTTP.sys) Packet Parsing Error Lets Remote Users Cause the Target System to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040661
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-0956   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 10 2018
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2016, 10, 10 Version 1511, 10 Version 1607, 10 Version 1703, 10 Version 1709
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Windows TCP/IP Stack. A remote user can cause the target system to crash.

A remote user can send specially crafted HTTP/2.0 requests to trigger a packet parsing error in the Windows HTTP protocol stack ('HTTP.sys') and cause the target system to become unresponsive.

Benjamin Kearns of Lateral Security reported this vulnerability.

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

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error, State error

Message History:   None.

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