February 12, 2013
Microsoft Windows is prone to a remote denial-of-service vulnerability that affects its NFS server. Successful exploits will allow attackers to cause the affected computer to stop responding and reboot, denying service to legitimate users.
- Avaya Aura Conferencing 6.0 SP1 Standard
- Avaya Aura Conferencing 6.0.0 Standard
- Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Itanium
- Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Itanium SP1
- Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems
- Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems SP1
- Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Block external access at the network boundary, unless external parties require service.
Filter access to the affected computer at the network boundary if global access isn't required. Restricting access to only trusted computers and networks might greatly reduce the likelihood of exploits.
Deploy network intrusion detection systems to monitor network traffic for malicious activity.
Deploy NIDS to monitor network traffic for anomalous or suspicious activity. Monitor logs generated by NIDS and by the server itself for evidence of attacks against the server.
Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.
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