Date Discovered February 9, 2010
Description Microsoft Hyper-V is prone to a local denial-of-service vulnerability.
Attackers can exploit this issue to crash the affected computer, denying service to legitimate users.
- Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems
- Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems R2
- Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems SP2
Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker requires local interactive access to an affected computer. Grant local access for trusted and accountable users only.
The vendor has released an advisory and updates. Please see the references for details.
Credits Jan Bottorff
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